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Innovative “11 before 11” programme commended Primary academy trust, REAch2 has been named as one of seven high performing trusts by Sir Michael Wilshaw, the outgoing Chief Inspector at Ofsted.  The report highlighted common characteristics of high performance amongst the trusts, including recruiting and retaining authoritative executive leaders; well-planned, broad and balanced curriculum; investment in

Thousands of new free school places – to give parents even more choice of a ‘good’ school for their child – have been announced by Education Secretary Justine Greening today. REAch2 Academy Trust – the largest primary-only academy trust in the country – is set to open a further 22 schools providing over 10,000 additional

Minerva Academy in central London has been rated “good” by Ofsted after being inspected earlier this month. First established in 2012, Minerva Academy joined REAch2 Academy Trust in September 2014 starting a new chapter in the school’s history. Since joining the UK’s largest primary academy trust the school has improved from a rating of “requires

Sir Steve Lancashire, the CEO of academy trust REAch2 was recognised today in the New Year Honours, receiving a Knighthood for his services to education. Sir Steve is also Executive Headteacher of Hillyfield Primary Academy in Walthamstow. REAch2 is the largest and one of the most successful families of primary academies, with 53 schools in

Jeff Rich delighted pupils at St Margaret’s Primary Academy in Lowestoft when he offered them a drum and percussion workshop last month. On the 26th November, the former drummer for the English rock band Status Quo performed for the children using his own equipment and gave them all the opportunity to play alongside him using a percussion instrument. Becky

Following the ongoing development on the site of the former Oldchurch Hospital, Union Road, REAch2 are carrying out a consultation asking all stakeholders of the local community whether they are happy for REAch2 Academy Trust to enter into a funding agreement with the Secretary of State for the establishment of a new primary academy. The

****REAch2 Academy Trust approved to build a brand new primary academy in Romford*** A free school due to open in Romford has been formally approved to join the REAch2 Academy Trust. The newly named Concordia Academy, formerly known as Oasis Academy Romford, is a brand new primary school that will open in September 2016. Initially