A round up of news from around the Trust as the first term of the 2019/20 academic year comes to a close.
Walton Hall Academy sets up their own Tea Rooms enterprise to provide students with ongoing work experience.
Shaw Education Trust is undertaking a digital transformation of its HR and payroll processes in partnership with MHR to accommodate its future growth.
Students have been sharing the community spirit in Kidsgrove as they continue the good work of their harvest celebrations.
Ivy House School has received a donation from furniture retailer DFS, helping to transform a bare room into an inspiring research and reading corner.
Students at The Kidsgrove Secondary School have been developing their outdoor skills as part of the Duke of Edinburgh scheme.
The Chartered College of Teaching, the professional body for the teaching, is pleased to announce it has conferred the status of Fellow on Jo Morgan, CEO of the Shaw Education Trust.
Several of our schools are involved in courses hosted by The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity that helps young people defy their limitations through learning and adventures in the wild.
On Thursday 26th September, Shaw Education Trust held a CREST Awards Ceremony to celebrate students’ achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Excitement filled the air as Streethay Primary School recently welcomed its first ever cohort of pupils.
Students in Bury returned to a brand new school as Unsworth Academy officially opens its doors yesterday.
A high school pupil helped save a man’s life after undertaking CPR training at The Westleigh School.
Pupils across Shaw Education Trust recently came together to further develop their maths skills.
Young writer who beat thousands to win a spot in the penultimate round of the BBC’s 500 Words competition has inspired the next generation of Bury writers.
Wolstanton High School are delighted to announce they have been awarded the School Games silver award for excellence in PE and sport.
The Kidsgrove community came together to support local pupils at a sun filled Family Fun Day.
Students from across the Shaw Education Trust recently came together to shape learning experiences across their academies.
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Castlebrook High School’s blossoming partnership with their Chinese partner continues to go from strength to strength following a recent visit.
Schools across Shaw Education Trust celebrated World Book Day (WBD) with innovative activities to encourage a love of reading.
Disabled young people are invited to apply now for an annual IT competition designed to test ability, creativity and skill.
Castlebrook High School recently welcomed pupils from primary schools in the area to bury a time capsule in the new school building.
Pupils at Kidsgrove Primary School have been praised by the Assistant Chief Police Commissioner for their superb online safety.
A Staffordshire school Principal has returned from an Asian adventure after being picked to train teachers in China.
Wolstanton High School continues to be a beacon of community cohesion as part of the Erasmus+ ‘Do You Speak Culture?’ programme.
The Trust’s new school in Lichfield is on track to open its doors in September to Nursery and Reception pupils.
Wolstanton High School is a beacon of community cohesion as they participate in the Erasmus+ ‘Do You Speak Culture?’ programme.
Pupils at Seabridge Primary School recently interviewed our Chair of Trustees, Jon Rouse, as part of a Seabridge Radio show, resulting in a fascinating insight into education, employment and the man himself. Listen to the show here.
As schools across the country celebrate Farmhouse Breakfast Week, Kellogg’s has awarded £1000 to the Coppice Academy to enhance their breakfast provision for pupils.
Staffordshire was well represented at the Global IT Challenge with local student stunning organisers and participants alike.
Our termly magazine, bringing you news from across the Trust.
The hard work of volunteers at Walton Hall was celebrated recently with a drinks reception at the Houses of Parliament.
Shaw Education Trust uses innovative approach to raising student aspirations with a key stage 3 awards ceremony.
Following the first ever UK IT Challenge in May, the team of four young people are now on their way to New Dehli, India to take part in this year's Global IT Challenge (GITC).
Tottington High School has joined the Shaw Education Trust’s family of academies as a key strategy in ensuring high quality outcomes for young people.
Newfriars College leads the way in launching new workplace scheme to help prepare students for the world of work.
Kidsgrove academies invited community members to share an oatcake and ideas at their ‘Food for Thought Breakfast’ on Friday 19th October.
Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 list 2018 reveals most influential disabled people in the UK.
Schools across Shaw Education Trust joined the fight against cancer by raising hundreds of pounds for Macmillan’s ‘World’s biggest coffee morning’ on 28th September.
Castlebrook High School, in conjunction with Barclays Bank, held a Life Skills Event to help prepare students for life after education.
On Wednesday 12th September, Shaw Education Trust held a CREST Awards Ceremony to celebrate students’ achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Students at Blackfriars Academy saw outstanding performance results again this year.
A level results day saw celebration at Great Barr Academy as the number of students to secure university places rises.
There was cause for celebration at Great Barr Academy yesterday as a linguistically-skilled cohort revealed brilliant GCSE results.
GCSE success at Wolstanton High School has delivered some impressive results this year.
Results day saw success for Madeley School, with grades remaining strong.
GCSE results day brought delight for Castlebrook High School students, with many achieving high standards across the curriculum.
Students, staff and parents at The Westleigh School have today been rewarded for their huge commitment and hard work. Staff were delighted to share in the successes achieved by students as they collected their well-deserved results.
Pupils at The Westleigh School got an exciting surprise as members of the Leigh Centurions brought modern foreign languages to life.
A Castlebrook High School student has teamed up with an award winning author to create Swahili children’s books.
Following a successful consultation period, Westleigh High School is excited to announce that they will be converting to academy status.
Blackfriars Academy students enjoyed an interactive learning experience while on a science-based adventure at Staffordshire University.
After wowing judges at the National ICT Challenge, a Walton Hall Academy pupil has been chosen to represent the UK in the Global IT Challenge.
Castlebrook High School students recently showcased their musical talents in front of a star-studded audience.
The Shaw Education Trust is taking an innovative approach to further develop student voice with a one-day conference aimed at shaping student experiences across its Academies.
Farm renovations are nearing the final phase at Walton Hall Academy thanks to the outstanding work of volunteers and vast amounts of community support.
Thinking about getting into teaching? A trainee on the Trust's school-centred intial teacher training programme (SCITT) shares their story.
A trainee teacher shares their experience of the Trust's school-centred intial teacher training programme (SCITT).
Leadership at Wolstanton High School has been praised by Ofsted following its first inspection since converting to Academy status.
Shaw Trust has announced that its chief executive since 2012, Roy O’Shaughnessy, will step down later in the year.
Students from Blackfriars FE recently joined forces with the Outward Bound Trust for a Cumbrian adventure with the aim of developing students' independence and resilience.
Saxon Hill Academy, based in Lichfield, captured pupils’ imaginations with an innovative approach to teaching science.
Over 700 Shaw Education Trust staff attended a wellbeing-themed activity day to promote healthy lifestyles and reduce stress levels.
Alana Gratty is a talented musician currently studying at Coppice Academy, Newcastle-under-Lyme
National statistics now show Madeley finished in the top 2% of schools across the country with their 2016/17 results.
Last month Shaw Education Trust celebrated its third birthday and also welcomed its 10th Academy.
Wolstanton High School celebrates as three of its students achieved a top 5 shortlisting for the recent Staffordshire Young Poet Laureate.
The recent Ofsted inspection of Blackfriars Academy (Newcastle-under-Lyme and Bucknall) found the academy to have, ‘maintained the outstanding quality of education.’
Inspectors judged the academy to be ‘good’ and found it to be a ‘caring, happy school’ where ‘pupils enjoy coming to school and attend well’.
The Shaw Education Trust held its inaugural ‘graduation’ ceremony for Key Stage 3 students today at Keele University.
Madeley School has succeeded with the highest percentage of year 11 students achieving grade 5 or above for Mathematics GCSE in 2017 across Staffordshire.
Justine Greening unveils new EEF/IEF research schools at social mobility summitt
The Keele and North Staffordshire Alliance IN Stoke-on-Trent is one of eleven schools to have won funding to boost the quality of teaching in their region through better use of research.
Former Head Boy now Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands
Exciting news of events at Madeley High School
The communication team at Blackfriars FE College are working towards a Makaton friendly award status in 2017.