Three Peaks Primary Academy

Transformation of Tamworth primary praised by Ofsted

Staff and pupils at Three Peaks Primary Academy in Tamworth were celebrating today as Ofsted declared them good in all areas. Inspectors praised the school for its “significant improvements to the quality of education” since joining the Creative Education Trust, and highlighted the school’s strong leadership and effective teaching. Highlights from the report include: “Senior… Read more »

Top schools in the country for progress

Two Creative Education Trust schools – Lynn Grove Academy in Great Yarmouth and Weavers Academy in Wellingborough – are in the top 18% of schools in the country for progress, new Department for Education figures have confirmed. Progress 8 measures how much progress pupils make at school between the end of key stage two and… Read more »

Thisley Hough Academy students with Principal, Holly Hartley.

Strong relationships improve behaviour and transform schools

Holly Hartley, Principal at Thistley Hough Academy, a Creative Education Trust, school in Stoke-on-Trent, was asked by Schools Week to write about ‘When the Adults Change, Everything Changes: Seismic Shifts in School Behaviour’ by Paul Dix. More than just a book review, Holly shared her insights on what it takes to build strong relationships and… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! Creative Education Trust pupils write, direct and star in their very own thriller

Hollywood came to Rugeley as pupils at The Hart School wrote, directed and starred in their very own short film, guided by professionals from film and television. This once-in-a-lifetime experience was the grand prize in the Creative Education Trust’s first-ever creative writing competition. The talented winners, Anya Tregay and Benjamin Griffiths, worked with Harry Oulton, a highly… Read more »

SATs success: our key stage two results have improved at almost three times the rate of other primary schools

Staff and pupils across the Creative Education Trust are celebrating as the number of key stage two pupils achieving expected levels in reading, writing and mathematics improved at almost three times the rate of other primary schools across the country. The raw national data, published by the Department for Education showed the national average for pupils achieving… Read more »

“Significant improvement”; Ofsted recognise rapid transformation of Weavers Academy, Wellingborough

“A great majority of pupils go onto higher education when they leave school and gain places at prestigious universities” (Ofsted, 2017) Staff and pupils at Weavers Academy, a Creative Education Trust school in Wellingborough, were celebrating today as their latest Ofsted report declared them good in all areas. Transformation of the school has been swift,… Read more »

“Strong academic core” and high quality “artistic, sporting, technical and cultural provision”; Ofsted praise for Lynn Grove Academy

In a report released today, Ofsted have praised Lynn Grove Academy for providing pupils with high quality “artistic, sporting, technical and cultural provision”, alongside its “strong academic core.” The Great Yarmouth school, part of the Creative Education Trust, was rated good in all areas by inspectors who found that students are making “…good progress across… Read more »

Ash Green School leadership

“Having a real impact”; Ofsted praise Ash Green School’s careers education and guidance

Ash Green School, a Creative Education Trust school in Coventry, continues to be rated good after a recent visit from Ofsted, with inspectors praising the school’s “noticeable improvement”. Harry French who became Principal in September 2016, and his team were recognised for their “shared vision, drive, determination and capacity to improve the school.” This includes… Read more »