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Purfleet Primary Academy in Essex has been rated “Good” by Ofsted after being inspected last month. Purfleet Primary joined REAch2 Academy Trust in April 2013, starting a new chapter in its history. Since joining the UK’s largest primary academy trust the school has improved from a rating of “Requires Improvement” to “Good”. The primary school,

REAch2 Academy Trust is dedicated to supporting other MATs across the country, to share best practice and to ensure the best possible outcomes for primary aged children. REAch2 will be hosting a selection of “Open Source” workshops throughout the year, across the country, to all current and aspiring MAT CEOs.   The workshops are aimed at

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