Academies

LEO Academy Trust pupils get creative with Big Arts Week

Sutton-based LEO Academy Trust has launched its annual ‘LEO Big Arts Week’ which encourages pupils to get stuck into an exciting range of music, dance, art, drama and creative writing activities, in a celebration of arts and culture. LEO Academy Trust, which serves over 3,500 pupils across six primary schools …

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COVID-safe conference demonstrates future for school CPD

A multi academy trust has revealed more than 1,500 education professionals gathered online last month to share best practice, setting the stage for a transformation in how CPD can be delivered in the education sector. Wellspring Academy Trust held its annual Festival of Learning virtually, showcasing the future of trust-wide …

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Work to commence on new Discovery Academy in Sheffield

Work is set to begin on the new Discovery Academy in Sheffield, designed by HLM Architects working with construction specialists Tilbury Douglas Construction. The free special academy will cater for 80 special education needs (SEN) pupils and is being delivered via the Department for Education Framework on behalf of Sheffield …

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Thrybergh Academy and Foljambe Primary School officially join Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT)

On 1st February 2021, Thrybergh Academy (pictured) and Foljambe Primary School officially became academies under Rotherham-based multi-academy trust, Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT). Thrybergh Academy and Foljambe Primary School have joined 11 other schools – 7 primaries and 4 secondaries – under WPT’s umbrella. The vision for both of the schools …

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Multi Academy Trust sets out stall for next five years

A fast growing multi academy trust has laid out its ambitions and priorities for the next five years, with a focus on delivering social justice and building an education system designed with the next 100 years in mind. Wellspring Academy Trust has launched its Vision 2025 – a manifesto for developing its community of schools and associated projects as an engine for social …

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