Author: lburden

We would like to say a massive thank you to Benedick Ashmore-Short. Benedick has held the reins as interim CEO since January and has done an incredible job, particularly taking us through the very challenging last 2 months. Benedick will be returning to his role as Executive Director of Education and Inclusion from 13th July

Jonny Mitchell will be joining Astrea Academy Trust from September 2020 as the new Principal at Netherwood Academy. Mr Mitchell previously worked at Thornhill Community Academy and during his time as Principal there, he featured in channel 4’s show Educating Yorkshire. Mr Mitchell is an extremely experienced Principal, having worked in very similar communities to

In response to a series of false claims from Unison, Astrea Academy Trust has released this statement:   “We were disappointed to see these comments from Unison, particularly so given they have repeatedly declined our offers to engage and discuss our plans with them. We have had constructive discussions with all the other unions, sharing

Please see the press release Here Rowena Hackwood appointed as Chief Executive of Astrea Academy Trust ++ Experienced CEO goes back to South Yorkshire family roots ++ The Board of Trustees of Astrea Academy Trust is today announcing the appointment of Rowena Hackwood as the new Chief Executive. Rowena will take up position from the

++ National Charity gives Cambridgeshire school top marks across the board once again ++ ++ Principal ensures ‘not a moment is lost’ when students enter Cottenham ++ Cottenham Village College is today celebrating the findings of a second external review by national education charity, Challenge Partners. The professionally led peer review rated the secondary school

BURNGREAVE PUPILS BREAK GROUND IN NEW SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT ++ Byron Wood Primary Academy celebrates the start of construction ++ ++ Sheffield primary pupils to learn in state-of-the-art facilities ++ On Tuesday 15 October, the construction of a brand-new school officially started at Byron Wood Primary Academy with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by the Department

A BEACON FOR BURNGREAVE, ASTREA ACADEMY SHEFFIELD OFFICIALLY OPENS ++ Sheffield academy oversubscribed one year in ++ ++ New local academy receives 40 to 50 applications per vacancy ++ Brand new all-through Astrea Academy Sheffield will officially open on Tuesday 1 October. The academy has been open for nearly a full year and has made

 ++ National Charity praises “rapidly improving” Barnsley secondary school ++ ++ Astrea Dearne has a “calm, purposeful and inclusive climate for learning” ++ A Goldthorpe secondary school recognised as “Requires Improvement” by Ofsted is celebrating being judged as “Good” in all categories as part of an external review by national education charity, Challenge Partners, marking

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