Welcome to The de Ferrers Academy.   We are delighted that you have chosen to join us.   We believe our academy offers a superb learning environment for our students from 11-18 years.  We have a broad, inclusive and ambitious curriculum allowing students to thrive in a safe and stimulating environment. 

We are very proud of the relentlessly high expectations we have across our academy that underpin our success.  Our staff are committed to delivering the highest quality education, whilst our extensive pastoral support enables students to nurture their talents and helps them to achieve their full potential.

After being at de Ferrers for 21 years it really is a true honour to lead this academy.    I am passionate about ensuring the students and staff enjoy coming to our academy and for us all to work together to be a highly effective team, striving to be the very best we can be.   I want us all to be proud to be a part of the de Ferrers community and be proud to celebrate our wide and varied achievements.

We hope you find our academy warm and welcoming.   If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask.

Mrs A A Bickle



Welcome from Mrs Bickle & Mr Lovell





Principal Vice Principal Head of Dove Campus   








Video tour of Dove campus





Welcome message in sign language:




Bridging Project Work:

You will find below lots of exciting activities to have a go at either at home or in school before you join us to help get you ready for September.

Interview with Dove students: 

Arrangements for September:

We will confirm arrangements for the start of term in September in due course.

Students will start on Wednesday 6th September at 08:40 and will spend the whole day with their form tutor 

Please contact us using this email address for any transition queries: 


See below for welcome messages in Bulgarian, Farsi, Poilish, Urdu

Welcome message from our Year 7 team:











Page Downloads Date  
CalendarSummer 07th Mar 2022 Download
Summer Support Resource for Parents and Carers 07th Mar 2022 Download
Theme Park Maths 29th Apr 2022 Download
Y6 Briding the Gap Project 10th May 2022 Download
PE Kit September 2022 09th Jun 2022 Download
Uniform Policy 2023 14th Jul 2023 Download