Improving the quality of education

Windsor Academy Trust was formed to improve the quality of education through the sharing of ideas and best practice among its schools.

We are clear that young people achieve their best in a climate of high expectations where teachers are motivated and empowered. At our Trust, combine a shared experience of primary and secondary schools and promote student and staff collaboration in our search for excellence.

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News and blogs

Instructional Coaching ‘The WAT Way’

So often, we hear teachers commenting on how regular school CPD is poorly aligned to their individual and subject specific needs. In this blog, we share how instructional coaching is implemented across our Trust to deliver impactful CPD for teachers.

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14th January 2022

CEO and Leader of Education Retires after 22 Years of Improving the Lives of Children across the West Midlands

Our CEO, Keith Sorrell, is retiring after 22 years of dedicated service to improving the lives of children across the West Midlands.

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17th December 2021

NPQH and the Additional Support Offer - Helping New Headteachers Succeed

The NPQH and Additional Support Offer provides targeted support for new headteachers. Learn about these fully funded programmes and how they help new headteachers succeed.

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8th December 2021

New Rivers Primary Academy Building Officially Opened

The new Rivers Primary Academy building was officially opened during a special unveiling ceremony with Eddie Hughes, MP for Walsall North.


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5th November 2021

Windsor Academy Trust's Commitment to a Sustainable Future Recognised in Net Zero Strategy

Our commitment to creating a more sustainable future has been recognised in the government's Net Zero Strategy.

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25th October 2021

What’s Happening at WAT

🦢 Origami club creations @Windsor_Tweets 🔦 Investigating light @colleylane 🍞 Fractions with bread! @goldsmithwalsal 💬 An inspiring talk by artist @sarahgraham_art at @kfordacademy WAT a Week of creative teaching and learning across the WAT family! #schools #teachers

2 days ago

Looking forward to celebrating the brilliant work of @SWMtweet! 🥳 We're proud to be a member helping achieve the 2030 vision #sustainable #westmidlands

3 days ago

Looking to take your career to the next level? We need an ambitious Head of #HR to help us grow and support our staff and continue developing our empowering and inclusive culture. Outstanding CPD, excellent benefits and the opportunity to progress to a Director of People role.

3 days ago

A fantastic opportunity to join the wonderful @Windsor_Tweets #hiring #recruitment #jobs

4 days ago

Amazing! A brilliant experience for @kfordacademy students. Thanks @sarahgraham_art! 🎨 #schools #art

4 days ago

“Instructional coaching is now the best-evidenced form of CPD we have." @DrSamSims Since September, we've been implementing an instructional coaching programme across our schools. Read our blog to learn how we are delivering impactful CPD for #teachers:

5 days ago

Bien Hecho! 🇪🇸 Sounds like a great session #MFL #Spanish #CPL

5 days ago

Some great creative work there Reception class🦉 #owlet #owlbabies #investigatinghabitats 🌳

5 days ago

👀 What an incredible line-up! Delighted to have our CEO @DEHaywood7 speaking at this @EduPolicyInst webinar. Register here: #education #sustainable

5 days ago

We're Hiring! We need an ambitious Head of HR to help us grow and support our staff and continue developing our empowering and inclusive culture. Learn more: #career #recruitment #hiring

6 days ago

Instructional Coaching 'The WAT Way'. Read our blog to discover how we're working with the brilliant @jon_hutchinson_ to implement an instructional coaching programme across our Trust to deliver impactful CPD for teachers. #teachers #schools #cpd

6 days ago

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin #mondaymotivation #education

7 days ago

Become an exceptional leader with a National Professional Qualification. Apply today to start studying from February: #teachers #cpd #schools

9 days ago

Our Research into Practice newsletter provides staff with the latest educational research combined with practical strategies to grow and develop pedagogy. Our Research Lead, Kirsty Tinsley, introduces Edition 2, which focuses on barriers to learning #teachers #schools @CSTvoice

10 days ago