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School Trips

CEO's Blog - 9th December 2022 School Trips School trips used to be the highlight of the year for many children across the UK, partly because of how infrequently they happened. It was the novelty rather than the quality which made them special. That's not how we do...

CEO’s Blog – 2nd December 2022

CEO's Blog - 2nd December 2022 December is upon us and it's amazing how quickly this year is passing. It always feels like that, I suppose, but it never fails to surprise us. Looking around our schools and sites this week, everyone is really getting into the Christmas...

CEO’s Blog – 25th November 2022

CEO’s Blog – 25th November 2022 In exactly one month’s time, it will be Christmas Day, the second Christmas since COVID-19 restrictions ended.   It is amazing to think how quickly that time has passed, and how well our children, young people and staff teams have...

Remembering Joan Readyhough

CEO's Blog - 18th November 2022 Remembering Joan Readyhough  Joan Readyhough13th May 1932 - 22nd October 2022 In recent months, I have been using my blog to celebrate the achievements, learning and experiences of our children and young people throughout the MAT and...

CEO’s Blog – 11th November

    CEO's Blog - 11th November   After a couple of weeks when celebration has been on everyone's minds, where we have seen religious celebrations like Diwali take place, as well as other traditional events such as Bonfire Night and Halloween, it has...

GrahamIt’s with a massive amount of satisfaction that I sit here writing my final blog of 2016/17. This academic year has proven to be eventful in every sense.

The Trust has now grown to have more schools and we anticipate this trend will continue into the next academic year. It’s been wonderful to work alongside our colleagues from Spring Brook. The children, young people, families and staff team have brought so much to our Trust.

Likewise, watching at first hand the growth of Hollinwood Academy has been truly remarkable. We have far exceeded our planned numbers over a year ahead of schedule.

New Bridge is a little like a vintage wine – it keeps getting better and better. We have seen national awards, further curriculum innovations and extended extra-curricular opportunities.

Horizons has benefitted from its move to the town centre. We now support the social and learning needs of well over 100 young adults. We only started with 4 youngsters – just 6 years ago!!

Our staffing team has expanded to include more than 350 colleagues. It’s wonderful for me to watch all our colleagues develop and grow.

Finally, on to our amazing young people. I have had the pleasure over the last week of attending a number of celebration events. I am immensely proud of every individual. Each one of them faces their own unique  challenges. Supporting them through their personal journeys is a true privilege.

Thank you to all the staff teams who work so tirelessly on our behalf. Thank you to all our families and friends for your continued support, encouragement and faith. Thank you to our trustees and governors for your unwavering vision.

Have a wonderful summer and here’s to next year!!


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