Ofsted Rates Old Bank Academy as “GOOD”

Old Bank Academy get a Good Ofsted result! We are thrilled to announce that Old Bank Academy, a proud member of our Trust, has received a “GOOD” rating in all areas from Ofsted. Inspectors have commended the school’s remarkable transformation, noting, “The impact of this work on the hearts and minds of the school community […]

The Whitley AP Academy Receives Good Ofsted Rating

We are delighted to announce that The Whitley AP Academy, a vital part of our Trust, has recently been awarded a Good rating by Ofsted. This recognition underscores the ongoing commitment and dedication of everyone involved with the academy. Consistent Quality in Education The latest Ofsted report confirms that The Whitley AP Academy continues to […]

Introducing our Colleague Ambassadors

Successful first Colleague Ambassador meeting at Newsome Academy We are delighted to introduce the first Colleague Ambassador Group at Impact Education, where we will meet throughout the year to bring ideas, questions, feedback and initiatives from our academies. We had our first meeting at Newsome Academy on the 14th of March and we have developed […]

Improving Our Employee Experience

Colleague Ambassadors Across Our Trust A colleague ambassador is an internal advocate of our People Strategy. Ambassadors are passionate about the employee experience and truly believe that, to help our Trust to develop we need to gain feedback from employees. What does that actually mean though? It means that we are gathering colleagues from across […]

Newsome Academy leap from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Good’ Ofsted

Oustanding Ofsted Results at Newsome Academy In a remarkable turnaround, Newsome Academy in Huddersfield, 1 of 8 schools in our Multi Academy Trust, has achieved an outstanding Ofsted rating, transforming from an ‘inadequate’ status to a well-deserved ‘good’ with outstanding attributes. This momentous accomplishment reflects the unwavering dedication and collaborative efforts of the entire school […]

Youth Ambassadors from The Halifax Academy cohost Children’s Food Summit 

Student Food Foundation Youth Ambassadors from The Halifax Academy cohosted and spoke at the first ever Sustain Children’s Food Summit in Leeds, coordinated by the Children’s Food Campaign. The five students from Years 7, 9 & 10 were engaging and knowledgeable hosts, sharing their first-hand experiences of healthy food access, their free school meals campaigning […]

Nina Hossain inspires Hill View students

Award winning journalist and ITV newsreader Nina Hossain inspires Hill View students Primary students were delighted to welcome award winning journalist and television newsreader, Nina Hossain into their Year 3 classroom named in her honour, at Hill View Academy. As part of the school’s Kirklees and Proud cross-curricular project, classes at Hill View Academy are […]

The Whitley AP Academy flourishes at Lee Mount Academy

TWAPA at Lee Mount Academy The Whitley AP is a school commissioned by Calderdale Council to provide places for young people who have either been permanently excluded from mainstream school or who are at risk of permanent exclusion. The academy works with some of the most vulnerable children across the borough, from Year 3 to […]

The Halifax Academy lead the way with flexible working

Designated Flexible Working Ambassador School The Halifax Academy has been designated a Flexible Working Ambassador School by the Department for Education (DfE). One of twelve across the country, the Flexible Working Ambassador Multi-Academy Trusts and Schools (FWAMS) have been appointed by the DfE to support school leaders in implementing and embedding flexible working. The school […]

Additional Resource Provision at Old Bank Academy

Successful ARP provision within mainstream school After a successful first term, our Additional Resource Provision (ARP) based at Old Bank Academy welcomed new students last spring. Willow Class was officially opened in September, in partnership with Kirklees Council as part of the council’s SEND Transformation Plan and provides specialist provision for up to 16 children […]