Welcome to Brackensdale Spencer Academy

At Brackensdale Spencer Academy we are committed to provide a high-quality of education for all children and a caring ethos in which each individual achieves their full potential.

A Brackensdale education is about developing the whole child and providing opportunities for them to flourish within and beyond the classroom.  Our children are at the heart of everything we do and we pride ourselves on maintaining positive relationships with home.

We are proud to be home to our Enhanced Resource unit, made up of the Ark and Phoenix, which caters for children who require specialist provision around communication, primarily ASD.

In addition to being a highly valued local school, Brackensdale Spencer Academy provides a professional learning community for teachers, parents and carers. Working to provide an exemplary education for local children, we partner with local schools, community groups and education providers under the umbrella of The Spencer Academies Trust.


Brackensdale joined the Spencer Academies Trust on April 1st 2021. Some information you see on the website may still refer to Brackensdale Primary School whilst the transition of information is made.

Brackensdale Spencer Academy is part of The Spencer Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools across the East Midlands, and with a strategic focus on Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. A high performing regional MAT with a national reputation for excellence, Spencer Academies Trust schools include primary, secondary and sixth form provision.