New free primary school planned for Alperton will open in Colindale

Floreat Education Academies Trust has schools in Brentford and Wandsworth

Floreat Education Academies Trust has schools in Brentford and Wandsworth - Credit: Archant

A new free school planned for Alperton will now open in September in Colindale.

Janet Hilary is the CEO of Floreat Education Academies Trust

Janet Hilary is the CEO of Floreat Education Academies Trust - Credit: Archant

Floreat Colindale Primary School will initially be based in temporary accommodation before moving into a new development in Edgware Road, which was formerly the Oriental City shopping centre.

It plans to move to its permanent base in 2018.

Managed by Floreat Education Academies Trust, the school will be available for up to two-form entry initially.

Janet Hilary, Floreat CEO, said: “We are very excited that Brent Council has been able to secure us such a fantastic site in Colindale.


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“We hope that those parents who have already signed up to our school in Alperton and love what we do would consider joining us in Colindale.”

The trust was set up in 2013 by Lord O’Shaughnessy and opened two schools in Brentford and Wandsworth.

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It also plans to open two other schools in Southall and Wokingham this September.

The trust’s schools claim to combine a rigorous academic curriculum with formally taught character education that aims to help develop children’s minds and morals.

For more information about the new school in Colindale visit floreat.org.uk/colindale.

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