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  • Craven Primary - notice to parents

    20th December 2013

    When Craven Primary converted to an academy on 1st November 2013, as part of the conversion process the Department for Education determined a reduction in the pupil admissions numbers (PAN) from 40-30.

    As the sponsor for Craven, SPTA will enter into a formal period of consultation from 6th January to 28th February 2014.

    As part of the consultation we will be contacting the following parties to inform and update on the amendment to the PAN:-

    Parents of all pupils who attend Craven Primary Academy

    • All nurseries a
  • School Direct Application process now open

    21st November 2013

    The application process to apply for 2014/15 School Direct places with the SPTA is now open. Please visit the following link via UCAS to apply -

    There will be two opportunities for you to make an application for the School Direct training – Apply 1 and Apply 2.

    Apply 1 will open on 21 November 2013 and close on 15 September 2014.

    Apply 2 will open on 2 January 2014 and close on 31October 2014.

    For more information about the training on offer with SPTA please visit

  • Craven Primary School - Academy Consultation

    20th September 2013

    Please see below the consultation documentation for the proposal to open a new Academy for 3 - 11 year olds to replace Craven Primary School. This consultation is to enable the local community and parents to raise an interest about the conversion of the existing school to an Academy. All your ideas and comments will be taken into consideration when developing the Academy and the opportunities it brings. Completed questionnaires can be dropped in at the School's reception or emailed to consultations@schoolpa

  • Ingleby Manor Free School - Consultation

    2nd July 2013

    Ingleby Manor Free School & Sixth Form Consultation

     Please see below the consultation documentation for the proposal to open a new free school for 11–18 year olds in Ingleby Barwick.

    Ingleby Manor Free School is currently in the pre-opening phase and it is planned to open in September 2014. The school will open in September with year 7 only and will grow to 750 pupils which includes 150 in the 6th form.

    This consultation is to enable the local community and parents to raise an interest about the development

  • SPTA Students employed by Active Fusion

    7th June 2013


    Three aspiring students from Rossington All Saints Academy; Josh Bathgate, Lauren Caldwell and Jonathan McPhail and past student Laura Pearman, all interviewed for positions as casual coaches with Active Fusion.  All 4 have been offered the positions after demonstrating their abilities in teaching lessons to both year 7 and 8 students.

     Lindsy Gray, Partnership Director of Active Fusion said "They have really developed their leadership potential over the last year through taking part in the Higher Sports Le

  • Young Voices at Sheffield Arena

    6th February 2013

    A group of De Warenne students went to Sheffield Arena to sing in the Young Voices Choir on 23rd January. The singers had rehearsed a variety of songs and the actions to go with them. They were lucky enough to be right on the front row and got their T-shirts signed by the stars of the show including internationally renowned musician Randolph Matthews. They also spoke to the creative director who commented how pleased he was to see secondary school students enjoying singing together so much. He agreed with t

  • New Academy websites now live!

    30th January 2013

    Worlaby Academy and Kingston Park Academy now have exciting new websites!

    Take a look at them on the following links:

  • Welcome Melior Community Academy!

    16th January 2013

    We are very pleased to welcome Melior Community Academy to the SPTA! The school joined the SPTA on 1st January 2013. Their brand new website can be found at the following link:

  • GCSE Hospitality and Catering Students Visit

    13th January 2013
    Thank you once again to the Best Western Mount Pleasant Hotel (especially David Rowley Deputy General Manager) for supporting the GCSE Hospitality and Catering students with a very informative visit and 'hands on' revision in preparation for their January Exams.
    Mrs Phillips
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    New Doncaster Office Telephone Number

    20th August 2012

    Important! - We have a new number for our Doncaster office - 01302 379 240

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    Active Fusion bring Olympic Inspiration

    18th July 2012

    Active Fusion bring Olympic inspiration to 1000's of young people across rossington...

    A team of sport and educational workers are inspiring Doncaster’s children by taking Olympic and Paralympic themed sports to Rossington Pheasant Bank before the Olympic Games start.

    The team, from Active Fusion, will be delivering to over 1000 pupils from Grange Lane Academy, Torndale Infants, St Josephs Primary, St Michaels Primary and Pheasant Bank Academy, engaging young people into Olympic and Paralympic Sports, leading

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    Our New Academies - Joined April 2012

    25th April 2012

    We are very proud to welcome the following new Academies into the School Partnership Trust:

    Hull Trinity House Academy

    De Lacy Academy (formerly Knottingley High School)

    Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Highfields Primary Academy

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    SPTA Awarded Teaching School Status

    8th March 2012

    Green Lane Primary Academy is one of only 100 schools in England to be granted teaching school status – a new designation entitling it to lead the training and professional development for staff.

    It was selected by the National College for School Leadership which had about 1,200 expressions of interest in the first recruitment round.

    The milestone marks a shift towards school-centred training and development. Teaching schools will be responsible for leading a group of schools, working with other partners incl

  • Specialist Leaders of Education

    8th March 2012

    School Partnership Trust Academies Teaching School Alliance has recently appointed 17 Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs). Our SLEs are outstanding middle and senior leaders who have the skills to develop and support individuals or teams in similar positions. Our SLEs will help develop the leadership capacity of other colleagues inside our Teaching School Alliance, but also will provide support to other leaders outside our alliance. SLEs work will play a key role in succession planning in terms of helpin