This academic year, students at Barnsley Academy have been working on new eco-initiatives to support their school and local community to engage with the global fight against climate change.
Pupils and parents said to talk highly of the school, with children “enjoying their learning” and appreciated as individuals
This month, a group of Year 10 students from The Hyndburn Academy in Rishton travelled to Morocco as part of the new UK Turing Scheme, with another group heading to Eswatini in July.
Designed to help schools re-engage young people in music following the disruption caused by the pandemic, the initiative has awarded each secondary academy across the Group a £500 grant to fund new music activities. Individual academies have been able to decide which activities they would like to deliver this term, with all focused on providing a memorable and high-quality musical experience for students alongside training for staff.
Pupils from over 20 United Learning primary schools took part in this year’s StorySLAM competition, going head-to-head to be named the best storyteller.
The full, two-day inspection was conducted at the beginning of February under Ofsted’s new, stricter framework which will ensure that only the very best schools in the country receive the highest grades. Schools are now only allowed to be judged ‘Outstanding’ in any category when they perform exceptionally across the school in this area.
Pupils and staff at Hunningley Primary Academy are celebrating after continuing to be judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with the Inspector’s report full of praise and encouragement.
People living in Moss Side are set to benefit from significant investment into local football after Manchester Academy was awarded a six-figure grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation, to upgrade their current sports facilities.
United Learning is launching its annual International Art Competition which gives young artists across its secondary academies and independent schools the chance to see their artwork exhibited in Tokyo.