Castleward Spencer Academy, is a brand-new primary based in the heart of derby city centre, and is the latest addition to the spencer family. It opened its doors for the first time in September 2021, with a teacher-led nursery and reception class. Principal Lindsay Trail “It is an honour and a privilege to be the Principal of Castleward Spencer Academy, which is a one form entry primary school, built within the new housing development of Castleward, in the centre of Derby.
Last week the HM Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mayor of Derby and students from Castleward Spencer Academy planted one of 70 School Celebration Trees during a tree planting ceremony at Castleward Spencer Academy. School Celebration Trees are part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative which was launched earlier this year as part of a unique, UK-wide tree planting project aimed at creating a lasting legacy in honour of The Queen’s lifetime of service to the Nation. 2022 will be the year of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, a celebration and thanksgiving for her 70 years on the throne.