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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.      http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/plans-unveiled-new-academy-west-7713224  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

REAch2 Riverside Academy in Rugby has been recognised by OfSTED for significant improvements in its provision, including in teaching and learning. The school, which was previously known as Newbold Riverside, joined the REAch2 Academy Trust as a sponsored academy in November 2012.  Inspectors, who judged the school as ‘good’ overall, said that, since becoming an

‘Celebrating Staffordshire’ saw a coming together of three new REAch2 academy communities to celebrate their pupils as the future pioneers of business and society in Staffordshire and the formation, with Scientia Academy, of the new REAch2 Staffordshire Academy Trust.   The teams from Heath Hayes, Norton Canes and Springhill primary academies showed true signs of

Woodside Academy was branded as “failing” in 2012 and is now on the way up. Ofsted inspectors, who visited The Woodside Primary Academy at the end of April, recognised the significant improvements that had taken place since Shane Tewes was appointed by the REAch2 Academy Trust as full-time headteacher in September 2013. They awarded the