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students exploring the habitat garden
5 May 2022

Using Student Voice to Create a Sustainability Strategy

Students are at the forefront of sustainability development. Discover how student voice is leading our sustainability strategy to drive positive change.

teaching internships with windsor academy trust
30 Mar 2022

Summer Teaching Internship Programme

Have you ever thought about teaching? The chance to make a difference, give something back?  A teaching internship is your chance to find out what teaching is really like.

headteacher lucy wright and students celebrate rivers primary academy ofsted rating.jog
23 Mar 2022

Rivers Primary Academy praised for its welcoming and high-achieving culture in latest Ofsted report

Rivers Primary Academy has been praised by Ofsted, as it retains its ‘Good’ status following a recent inspection. 

head of human resources job vacancy
21 Mar 2022

Job Vacancy: Head of Human Resources (Aspiring Director of People)

Windsor Academy Trust is a family of schools committed to unlocking students' academic and personal potential.

windsor high school and sixth form pasch initiative award
16 Mar 2022

Windsor High School and Sixth Form Joins Global Community of Schools

Windsor High School and Sixth Form has become part of a select group of global schools by joining the Schools: Partners for the Future (PASCH) initiative. 

windsor academy trust pledges support to armed forces families signing covenant
7 Mar 2022

Windsor Academy Trust Pledges Support to Armed Forces Community

Windsor Academy Trust has pledged its support to armed forces families by signing the Armed Forces Covenant in a special ceremony.

windsor academy trust schools artsmark journey
18 Feb 2022

Our Artsmark Journey - Providing a Diverse, High-quality Cultural Education

All schools within our family are working towards Artsmark. Read about their journey and how students are accessing a creative, diverse and high-quality cultural education.

windsor academy trust investing in a more sustainable future
27 Jan 2022

Leaving the World in a Better Place for Future Generations

We are committed to a more sustainable future and leaving the world in a better place for future generations. Discover how sustainability is embedded across the WAT family.

instructional coaching the windsor academy trust way
14 Jan 2022

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.

windsor academy trust ceo keith sorrell to retire after 22 years of dedicated service to improving the lives of children
17 Dec 2021

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.

npqh and additional support offer helping new headteachers succeed
8 Dec 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.

rivers primary academy official opening ceremony
5 Nov 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.

 

Windsor Academy Trusts Commitment to a Sustainable Future Recognised in Net Zero Strategy
25 Oct 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.

Developing a Culture of Practitioner Research v2
19 Oct 2021

Developing a Culture of Practitioner Research: Growing Teacher Expertise

We have a strong tradition of evidence-informed practice (EIP) and developing our teachers through our Pedagogy Champion Practitioner Research programme. Read our article to discover the key considerations for developing a culture of EIP and how we have implemented our Practioner Research programme.

wat director of secondary education
5 Oct 2021

Job Vacancy - Director of Secondary Education

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual as our Director of Secondary Education.

letter to parents and carers
23 Jul 2021

Letter to Parents and Carers from the Chair of the Board of Trustees

Read a letter to parents and carers from the Chair of the Board of Trustees.

key facts for governors about the early career framwork
25 Jun 2021

Key Facts for Governors About the Early Career Framework and Early Career Teachers

From September 2021 all early career teachers in a state funded school in England must complete a two-year induction based on the Early Career Framework. Get the key facts as a school governor on how your school can support early career teachers.

importance of the arts celebrated in windsor academy trust virtual dance showcase
21 Jun 2021

Importance of the Arts Celebrated in Summer Dance Showcase

The importance of performance and the arts was celebrated as part of the Windsor Academy Trust Virtual Summer Dance Showcase filmed at Wolverhampton Arena Theatre.

ipads for learning launches at windsor academy trust primary schools
18 Jun 2021

Letter to Parents and Carers - iPads for Learning

Read a letter to parents and carers regarding iPads for Learning from Keith Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer at Windsor Academy Trust.

solar panels at windsor high school and sixth form v2
4 Jun 2021

Schools Go Green with £2m Investment to Reduce Environmental Impact

Major improvements have taken place across our family of schools in an ongoing commitment to reducing environmental impact and creating a more sustainable future.