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The Rural Enterprise Academy
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Year 9 and 10 Rural Challenge Day
Rabbit health checks
Year 9 and 10 Rural Challenge Day
Making planters from old pallets.
Year 9 and 10 Rural Challenge Day
Bricklaying in the construction area.
Year 9 and 10 Rural Challenge Day
Feeding the meerkats!
Debating Competition Winners!
The winning team at The Houses of Parliament
Debating Competition Winners!
The proposer
Debating Competition Winners!
The main speaker
Debating Competition Winners!
The summariser
Odd Socks Day - Tuesday 12th
celebrating our uniqueness

Latest Notices:

New Temporary Number – Updated 11.02.20

Please note that we now have a new temporary number.  It is now 07423 817722.  Please use this new number with immediate effect.

Consultation – Proposed change of lower age limit and closure of sixth form at The Rural Enterprise Academy

We are launching a consultation on our proposal to lower the minimum age of admission to The Rural Enterprise Academy from 13 (Year 9) to 11 (Year 7), and to close the sixth form, thus becoming an 11-16 Academy.

The consultation opens today and will close on Friday 31st January 2020. The consultation document outlining the rationale for the change can be viewed here: Consultation – Change of Age Range

TREAT 14th February

This week’s newsletter is now available: TREAT 14th Feb

Phone Issues

We are experiencing issues with our new phones.  If you cannot get through on 01785 333360, try our temporary number – 07585 188893.

If you are unable to contact us by phone, please email and we will get back to you.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.


Applications for Year 9 September 2020

Applications to high school are now open on the Staffordshire County Council online system. You must apply for your place in Year 9 by  Thursday 31st October. To apply please visit

Welcome to The Rural Enterprise Academy!

We invite you to experience all that The Rural Enterprise Academy has to offer, including: a brand new campus, an exciting and engaging curriculum and access to all of South Staffordshire College’s Rodbaston Campus facilities.

Our aim is to educate, nurture and inspire future rural entrepreneurs. Whether our students want to work outdoors, look after our planet, or help to feed the nation – we grow talent!

The registered address for The Rural Enterprise Academy is:

South Staffordshire College
Rodbaston Hall
Stafford Road
ST19 5PH
Tel: 01785 333360


Our Principal is: Alice Corrigan and the chair of the Board of Governors is Kirk Hookham.  They can both be contacted at the above address.

Contact telephone number for the Trust is 01785 333360.

Find out more about the Rural Enterprise Academy partners:

VeoliaNFUSouth Staffordshire College
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