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New Wrekin View head Fiona is ‘excited’ to get started

Fiona Atherton, who has worked in primary education for the past 18 years, will take over at the North Road school in September....

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Leadership team spells out ambitious plans for Burton Borough

The new leadership team at Burton Borough secondary school in Newport have outlined their ‘unapologetically ambitious’ plans for the future at a meeting with parents....

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New head teacher appointed at Burton Borough School

It is a return to her roots for Caroline Bedford, who was born and raised in the Newport area....

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Learning Community Trust seeks a new chair of trustees

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...

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Holiday activity club days offer a ‘lifeline’ for families

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...

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Celebrity chef cooks up a treat at Telford primary school

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...

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Burton Borough School is officially welcomed into the Trust

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...

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New £1 million dining hall opens at Burton Borough School

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...

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Fourth secondary school is welcomed to the Trust

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...

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£9 million expansion plans at Telford school

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 –...

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Trust spells out its vision for Telford Priory School

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...

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Recipe for success at Lantern Academy

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....

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New head teachers welcomed at two primary schools

The Learning Community Trust has welcomed new head teachers to two of its primary schools. Ben Evans has taken over at Hadley Learning Community, and Hannah Gharu is the new...

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Crudgington continues to be a ‘Good’ school

Crudgington Primary School has retained its ‘Good’ rating, with Ofsted inspectors praising staff for their focus on teamwork and high expectations of pupils. The report said pupils showed ‘pride, passion...

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Lanterns are lit to mark school’s official opening

A new-look Telford primary school has been officially opened with the lighting of lanterns and a celebratory Christmas carol concert. Lantern Academy in Ketley Bank has undergone a £900,000 renovation...

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Trust spells out its vision for Burton Borough School

The new leadership team at Newport’s Burton Borough School have met with parents to spell out their vision for creating a ‘culture of continuous improvement’. The school will officially become...

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Community fridge project is making a real difference

A ‘community fridge’ project at a Telford school is helping adults with individual needs find a pathway into real paid work. The fridge was set up at Wrekin View Primary...

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LCT is looking to expand its team of governors and trustees

An expanding Shropshire education trust is calling on local people to step forward to be a part of its future. The Learning Community Trust, which is responsible for more than...

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HLC Careers Fair is a huge success

More than 50 local and national employers attended a busy careers afternoon at Hadley Learning Community in Telford to give students a flavour of opportunities available on their doorstep. More...

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Green fingers help to support local community

Students from a Telford secondary school have been putting their green fingers to good use, thanks to support from a local consultancy firm. Pupils at Ercall Wood Academy, in Wellington...

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Mini diggers help pupils to learn about jobs in construction

Pupils at a new primary school which sits alongside an award-winning community under development in Shropshire, now have the chance to experience life as a builder following the delivery of...

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New primary school is officially opened at Allscott Meads

A new primary school has opened its doors at Allscott near Telford, as part of the redevelopment of the area’s former sugar beet factory.Allscott Meads Primary School is being run...

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Increased GCSE grades and attainment levels at LCT schools

The Learning Community Trust says it is pleased with this summer’s GCSE results, especially in the backdrop of the legacy of Covid. All three of its Telford secondary schools –...

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Telford youngsters visit the home of English football

Pupils from a Telford school visited the home of English football to help host the final of a Midlands league competition. The youngsters from Queensway Specialist School played a key...

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Taste of what’s to come at Telford school

Pupils who will be starting at a new school after the summer holidays have enjoyed a taste of what’s to come by taking part in a special transition week. The...

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Incredible results at Crudgington Primary School

Pupils at a rural primary school near Telford are celebrating outstanding results in this year’s national curriculum tests with a 100 per cent pass rate. The incredible success has been...

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‘Good’ news for Charlton School after Ofsted inspection

Staff and pupils at a Telford secondary school are celebrating after their latest Ofsted inspection rated them as ‘Good’. In the first inspection since Covid 19, Ofsted representatives visited Charlton...

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Headteacher appointed for new Allscott Academy

A head teacher has been appointed to run the new primary school academy being built at Allscott Meads near Telford. Kirsty Parkinson, who is currently deputy head of Randlay primary...

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Meet the team behind new Allscott academy

Parents and local residents are being invited to a consultation event to hear an update on the new primary school academy being built at Allscott Meads near Telford. The academy,...

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Community event is huge success

More than 100 residents attended a free event at Telford’s Lantern Academy that has succeeded in its aim of strengthening community bonds. The event took place at the Yates Way...

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