Become a mill academy

What we can do to support you and your school

Why the MILL Academy?

The MILL Academy is committed to ensuring that all children in our schools, particularly the least advantaged, receive excellent teaching and make progress that matches the best.

Our purpose

We believe that lives can be transformed through inspirational education and our schools will be supported and challenged to have this at the heart of everything they do.

School improvement models are bespoke to a schools’ contexts and starting points and so can include; leadership coaching, strategic leadership team support, joint practice development, governance support, subject expertise and Academy Central Services.


Raising aspirations


Celebrating distinctivemess


Learning together


Consistency of expectations

Our Services

Our central services enable schools to be as effective as possible and provide better quality education to all pupils.

These services are available to each of the schools in the Mill. If you wish to discuss any of these services, or find out more, please contact us.

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School Improvment

Our school improvement team, led by our Director for Education, supports each of our schools to ensure the best outcomes for every child.

Leadership support

School leaders benefits from our monthly coaching package. Additionally, we provide support for school improvement planning, self evaluation, quality assurance and much more.


The Mill employs its own in house HR advisors to help with any employment related questions or issues.

IT Support

Our in-house IT support are able to assist with all computer and IT related issues. They will also help develop a sustainable IT replacement program, supported by the Mills combined purchasing power.


Our finance team is on hand to support the conversion to academy, and provide assistance with the day to day operations of your schools finances.

Professional Development

We ensure that all staff are given the opportunity to access first class training and professional development opportunities in order to operate at the leading edge of their profession.

governor support

Our governance training package enables all governors to be as effective as possible in their role.

and much more...

We tailor our services to suit the needs of the schools in our trust. If you are interested in joining us, and feel there are services we could offer that would support you or your school, please contact us.

Schools in our Trust

Pupils we teach



  • Staff feel valued 97%
  • Pupils are proud to be our pupils 94%
  • Parents would recommend us 96%

A great place to be

We place huge value on feedback from our pupils, parents and staff.

This feedback helps us know when we get things right, but also helps us address concerns. The MILL academy place a huge importance on this feedback to enhance our pupils education.

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The Mill Academy, Church Green, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4AX

01993 848 150