News & Blog

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.

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23rd July 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.

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25th June 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.

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21st June 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.

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18th June 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.

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4th June 2021

The Early Career Framework - Getting Support for New Teachers Right, From the Start

It is exciting times to start a career in teaching! The Early Career Framework is a new package of extensive support which launches in September 2021 and will support all new teachers during their first two years.  Find out more about the programme here.

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4th June 2021

Specialist NPQs – Recognising the Diversity of Middle Leader Development Needs

The diversity and responsibility of middle leaders roles in schools have broadened. Discover how the new specialist NPQs give focused development opportunities more appropriate to middle leader roles.

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2nd June 2021

Dance Competition Success for Windsor Academy Trust Students

Students across the WAT family celebrated success following a series of outstanding performances in the Active Black Country School Games Virtual Dance Competition.

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18th May 2021

Weaving ASPIRE into Teaching and Learning

Our ASPIRE framework helps students self-regulate, thrive and be equipped to bounce back from failure. Discover how we weave ASPIRE into our teaching and learning.

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14th May 2021

Planning for Digital Technology in Education

Read our literature review to discover how digital technology can be successfully implemented to enhance teaching and learning.

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15th April 2021

New NPQs: A Guide and Register Your Interest

Three exciting new NPQs have been created marking the next phase of leadership development for teachers.  Find out more about these programmes, why they are a welcome addition and who they will support, and register your interest for further details.

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1st April 2021

Emerging Stronger: Windsor Academy Trust’s vision and approach to be shared on world stage

Windsor Academy Trust’s vision and approach to emerging stronger from the pandemic will be shared on the world stage at the World Education Summit in March.

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18th March 2021

The importance of school trusts in creating social value and civic impact

Schools and children thrive best when communities do. Discover why civic engagement is part of our culture and the importance of school trusts in creating social value and civic impact.

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12th March 2021

Students celebrate love of books on World Book Day

Students and staff across the Windsor Academy Trust family came together to celebrate their love of books on World Book Day.

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9th March 2021

Children share love of reading during National Storytelling Week

Children across our five primary schools shared their love of reading during a week of fun-filled activities as part of National Storytelling Week. View the highlights here.

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15th February 2021

6 Guiding Principles for Impactful Remote Education

With the nationwide return to remote education for most of our students, we share our guiding principles for impactful remote education, which draw on the research and the best practice that we have seen in our Windsor Academy Trust family.

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14th January 2021

iPads for Learning launches at Windsor Academy Trust

iPads for Learning has launched across our family of nine schools, transforming teaching and learning across the Trust.

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18th December 2020

iPads for Learning takes off at primary schools

iPads for Learning was launched across our five primary schools yesterday during a day of celebrations.

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26th November 2020

New nursery at Goldsmith Primary Academy moves a step closer

Exciting plans for a brand new nursery at Goldsmith Primary Academy in Walsall have moved a step closer after planning permission was granted by Walsall Council.

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23rd November 2020

Children’s wellbeing at the heart of class birthday celebrations

Goldsmith Primary Academy has introduced class birthday parties to ensure that children don't miss out on the opportunity to celebrate their special day with their friends.

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4th November 2020