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The headteacher of a Burntwood school says she is “absolutely delighted” to have been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. Springhill Primary Academy had been classified as requiring improvement when it was last inspected in 2016. But Ofsted has now upgraded the rating after a visit last month. The inspector said the appointment of Diane Raftery in

REAch2’s actions to close the gender pay gap This is the second year of Gender Pay Gap reporting for the Trust and we have seen a slight increase in line with many employers in the education sector and other multi academy trusts. Whilst the pay gap may be a sector challenge, REAch2 is not complacent

The REAch2 Multi Academy Trust originated from successful school improvement and partnership work in Waltham Forest, London in 2012. Since then the Trust has grown to become a national family of primary-only academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. Our 55 academies are across 19 Local

  On 19 July 2017, Concordia Academy in Romford held a special Ground Breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of ground works on their new site on Union Road. To mark the special occasion, children from Concordia buried a special time capsule containing a letter and video message from children, a photo of Concordia’s temporary

Aerodrome Primary Academy in Croydon is celebrating after achieving the Inclusive School Award with Centre of Excellence status. The Inclusion Quality Mark Award provides UK schools with a nationally recognised validation of their inclusive practice and ongoing commitment to developing educational inclusion. The Inclusion Quality Principles include promoting access and diversity, raising achievement for all,

On the 5 July, Bushbury Lane Academy in Wolverhampton held a special opening ceremony to celebrate joining REAch2 Academy Trust. REAch2 CEO, Sir Steve Lancashire, Deputy CEO, Cathie Paine and other REAch2 senior leaders joined staff and children at Bushbury Lane to mark the occasion. Other special guests included representatives from Wolverhampton council. Guests were

Racemeadow Primary Academy in Atherstone has been rated as “Good” by Ofsted after being inspected last month. The school, which is part of REAch2 Academy Trust, was previously rated as “Requires Improvement” in June 2015, and before that was a failing school rated as “inadequate”. The primary school, which teaches pupils aged 4 to 11 was judged as “Good” in all areas. The

  Staff and children at Woodside Primary Academy in Walthamstow are celebrating after winning an award at the 2017 Education Business Awards for Outstanding Progress. The Awards, which took place in London on the 6 July, recognised the excellent work of schools across the country and were presented by Stephen Drew of reality TV show