13th October 2016
Ambitions Academies Trust conducts £1.4m of renovations on its schools
Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) spent the summer carrying out £1.4m of renovations across its schools. Each of the Trust’s six academies benefited from the major project, receiving everything from new libraries and computer suites, to new roofs, boilers and bicycle sheds: Manorside Academy in Evering Avenue, Poole, has a new roof, a new home economics... Read more.
6th September 2016
We’re off to secondary school: youngsters don cap and gowns for graduation ceremony
To read the full article, click here. A POOLE primary school bade a fond farewell to its Year 6s when it staged a special graduation ceremony for them. Manorside Academy hosted the send-off for all 40 of its final year students as they said goodbye to primary school and looked to their future at secondary... Read more.
14th July 2016
Students graduate from inspirational JET programme
St Aldhelm’s students have graduated with flying colours from an ‘inspirational’ programme run by the Jon Egging Trust. The Trust’s Blue Skies programme supports young people who find themselves in difficult circumstances, helping them to overcome adversity and achieve their full potential. Kaye Jackson, Dorset Youth Liaison Officer for the Trust, praised both the students... Read more.
30th June 2016
Premier League Reading Stars Ambassadors Inspire Manorside Students
To read the full article, please click here. Following the success of the Premier League Reading Stars with the Year 7 students at St Aldhelm’s Academy, in Poole, the students now look to inspire the younger generation. For the past two weeks, the St Aldhelm’s Academy Premier League Reading Stars Ambassadors have visited their local... Read more.
30th June 2016
Council education expert to take the reins at academy trust
To read the full article, please click here. EDUCATION expert Phil Minns will take the reins at the successful Ambitions Academies Trust when current boss Brian Hooper retires in August. With a varied background in education, Mr Minns hopes to bring his wide-ranging experience to the chain, best known for turning around under-performing schools. He... Read more.
27th June 2016
Multi-academy trusts: Ofsted Chief Inspector and National Schools Commissioner questioned
On Wednesday 15th June, Ofsted’s Chief Inspector (Sir Michael Wilshaw) and the Regional Schools Commissioner (Sir David Carter) were questioned on Multi-academy Trusts. See what they said about St Aldhelm’s here: http://bit.ly/1Q7etaw Read more.
15th June 2016
Poole academy celebrates Queen’s birthday
To read the full article, please click here. The youngest pupils at Manorside Academy in Poole celebrated the Queen’s birthday with a tea party thrown by the ‘big year sixes’. Resplendent in handmade crowns, the academy’s Reception children enjoyed games and activities before sitting down to a tea served by the oldest pupils in... Read more.
15th June 2016
Cake crowns King’s Park Academy’s party
To read the full article, please click here. Pupils at King’s Park Academy in Bournemouth celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with the ‘royal family’, the mayor and a cake fit for the Queen herself. The academy in Ashley Road, Bournemouth, staged a huge tea party in its playground to mark the monarch’s special birthday.... Read more.
8th June 2016
Too young to vote, but Poole pupils can have their say on the EU Referendum
To read the full article, click here. YOUNG people across Poole will get the chance to voice their opinion on Britain’s future relationship with the European Union.Despite being too young to officially vote in the looming EU referendum, an online poll has been organised by the Borough of Poole (BOP) for students aged between 10... Read more.
25th May 2016
Ambitions joins Twitter!
Ambitions Academies Trust is now on Twitter! Have a look at our page by clicking here – we’d appreciate a follow if you too are in the ‘Twitisphere’. Read more.