Learning Community Trust seeks a new chair of trustees

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The Learning Community Trust, which runs more than a dozen school sites across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, is looking to recruit a new chair of trustees. The multi-academy trust runs five secondary schools – Hadley Learning Community, Ercall Wood, Charlton, Telford Priory, and Burton Borough – plus primary schools in Wellington, Hadley, Ketley Bank, […]

Holiday activity club days offer a ‘lifeline’ for families

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A specialist education academy in Shrewsbury says it is planning to hold more ‘holiday club days’ this summer following the huge success of its latest sessions. Severndale Specialist Academy at Monkmoor, which is part of the Learning Community Trust, specialises in educating young people with moderate, severe and complex learning difficulties. It took part in […]

Celebrity chef cooks up a treat at Telford primary school

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Pupils at a Telford primary school have been learning from one of the country’s top chefs as part of a national project that aims to improve healthy eating habits. The Lantern Academy in Yates Way, Ketley Bank, has partnered with chef Idris Caldora through the “Adopt A School” programme run by the Royal Academy of […]

Burton Borough School is officially welcomed into the Trust

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Newport’s Burton Borough School has become the fifth secondary school to join the Telford-based Learning Community Trust. The Trust already runs more than a dozen primary and secondary school sites across the county including Hadley Learning Community, Charlton, Ercall Wood, and Telford Priory. It has been working closely with the Newport school’s leadership team since […]

New £1 million dining hall opens at Burton Borough School

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A new £1 million dining hall and canteen has opened at Newport’s Burton Borough School as part of a major upgrade and expansion.Work on the project – which has included an extension of the dining hall and a complete kitchen refurbishment – has been going on since last summer.“It is such a pleasure to see […]

Fourth secondary school is welcomed to the Trust

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Telford Priory School today became the fourth secondary school to join the fast-growing Learning Community Trust. The Telford-based Trust already runs more than a dozen primary and secondary school sites across the county including Hadley Learning Community, Charlton, and Ercall Wood. Telford Priory School opened in September 2015 in a new campus, following the merger […]

£9 million expansion plans at Telford school

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A Telford school has unveiled exciting expansion plans to create a new building for students with special educational needs.Queensway Academy – which is part of the Learning Community Trust – has submitted a planning application for a new building next to its existing Hortonwood site.The 1,533 square metre building is a £9 million investment and […]

Trust spells out its vision for Telford Priory School

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The new leadership team at Telford Priory School have met with parents to spell out their vision for an ‘exciting new era’.The school will officially become part of the Telford-based Learning Community Trust in March, joining its existing secondary schools Hadley Learning Community, Ercall Wood and Charlton in Wellington, and Burton Borough in Newport.Members of […]

Recipe for success at Lantern Academy

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Pupils at a Telford primary school had chance to learn from one of the country’s top chefs as part of a national project that aims to improve healthy eating habits. The Lantern Academy in Yates Way, Ketley Bank, has partnered with chef Idris Caldora through the “Adopt A School” programme run by the Royal Academy […]