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Running to Norway for Children in Need


NANSEN PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN RUN 678 GOLDEN MILES TO NORWAY FOR CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 Raising money for Children in Need, over 900 pupils from Birmingham’s Nansen Primary School will […]

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Hundreds of Nansen Primary School and Rockwood Academy students “en garde” for world record


A total of 300 children from Nansen Primary School and Rockwood Academy joined forces today (Wednesday, 27th September) to collaborate on a very special world record attempt – the largest ever fencing lesson. […]

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CORE Education Trust recognised in national governance awards


Pictured are (from left) CORE Education Trust CEO Adrian Packer CBE, Kris Griffin, Jo Tyler, Dr Steve Ball, of Birmingham REP, Ammo Talwar MBE, Chair of Board of Directors at […]

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Nansen Primary School and UNICEF


Throughout the school year 2016/17, children from over 100 schools and representing the full range of ethnic diversity of Birmingham’s communities have been involved in an arts inspired project to […]

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School of Tennis at CORE Schools


Discovery Education have been visiting Nansen Primary School and Rockwood Academy in Birmingham. These two schools are taking part in a scheme called School of Tennis, set up by the […]

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CORE Education Trust CEO awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours


An education chief who has been at the heart of developing and leading some of the most pioneering and innovative schools in Britain has been honoured by the Queen. Adrian […]

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Top governance recognition for CORE Education Trust


The governing board of Birmingham-based CORE Education Trust, which sponsors Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School, has been shortlisted in a major national award that marks outstanding school governance. The […]

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CORE Education Trust makes key appointment to its leadership team


CORE Education Trust, sponsor of Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School, has appointed Birmingham City Council’s Emma Leaman to its executive leadership team. Emma, currently Assistant Director of Education Infrastructure […]

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Survivors of two atrocities inspire Rockwood Academy pupils


Pupils at Rockwood Academy, run by CORE Education Trust, were left inspired after hearing first-hand the stories of survivors of two atrocities. Ahmad Nawaz, aged 16, and 87-year-old Mindu Hornick […]

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Rockwood Academy announce new Head Teacher


CORE Education Trust has appointed Miss Sofia Darr as Head Teacher of Rockwood Academy to succeed Fuzel Choudhury who is leaving to take up a position at Heartlands Academy in […]

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