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After a great deal of planning, the 11 before 11 pilot ‘TRY5‘ has started in style, with schools participating in the pilot, enjoying memorable events and connecting with children and parents. Each pilot school has appointed an Adventure Ambassador to lead the planning and delivery of the promises in school. The Adventure Ambassadors have made

In 2013 Essex County Council identified the need for a new 1 Form Entry Primary School, in Harlow (210 places in total), which would be situated on Hodings Road in Harlow from September 2015. The Trust was pleased to learn that REAch2 had been chosen to work with the County Council in creating and sponsoring a new school for the

The REAch2 Leadership Conference was a great success with all of our schools attending.  Feedback has started to pour in and the overall view is that the Conference was an outstanding success. Many Headteachers have spoken about how the event left them feeling inspired, energised and motivated with the reminder that we are part of

With the recent release of plans for the new school in West Reading, the Civitas Academy project has been gathering momentum over the summer months.  Salima Ducker the Headteacher Designate joined officials from Reading Borough Council to present designs of the new school to the local community at the Fairview Youth and Community Centre

We are proposing to open a new primary school in Leyton in September, 2017. The school will be called The Athena Academy and will have three forms of entry (2FE) and a 30-place nursery. There is an increasing deficit of primary school places in the area, which can no longer be met by the expansion

Hand in Hand we learn: Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all of our children, helping them develop the confidence, skills, curiosity and understanding to grow and progress academically, socially and emotionally. We believe in educating the ‘whole child’, and our personalised approach to learning means that children are supported, challenged, stretched and inspired

The country’s largest primary-only academy sponsor, REAch2 Academy Trust, has committed to ensuring its staff are paid a ‘living wage’ from September 2014 onwards. The decision will see over two hundred staff employed across REAch2’s schools receive a living wage of £7.65 per hour (or £8.80 for those working within boroughs in Greater London). The

The TRY5 Pilot for 11 before 11 had its first team meeting on Tuesday. 15 Adventure Ambassadors met on Tuesday 10th at Minerva House, to understand more clearly, how they will contribute to the pilot and their crucial role in moving the 11 adventures into being. Between them they gave first rate feedback on plans so far,

Elaine Brook (headteacher at Langtons academy in Havering) was asked to contribute to the Key Magazine for school leaders on how school to school support generates sustainable improvements in school performance. Her response has been published – and is highlighted in the article below.  In what ways can school-to-school support generate sustainable improvements in school