Defence Secretary visits new combined cadet force unit at Rockwood Academy


Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited Rockwood Academy as it launched its new Combined Cadet Force unit. Rockwood Academy, run by CORE Education Trust, has become one of the latest schools […]

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson welcomes CORE Education Trust CEO to ukactive


The chief of CORE Education Trust has joined forces with a charity aimed at encouraging pupils to be more active. CEO Adrian Packer has become an independent non-executive director of […]

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Rockwood Academy students sign up to become Combined Cadet Force recruits


Rockwood Academy is set to launch two new schemes to instil British pride in students and prevent them from being radicalised. Both an initiative called #Extre(me) and a new Combined […]

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Nansen Primary School is short-listed for two gongs in Education Business Awards


Nansen Primary School has been short-listed for two awards after joining forces with a theatre to help its pupils to become budding thespians. The school, run by CORE Education Trust, […]

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Lithuanian Head Teachers receive top teaching tips at CORE Education Trust


Thirty head teachers from Lithuania visited CORE Education Trust to learn how to provide pupils with a top education. Organised by the British Council, the visit to Rockwood Academy, run […]

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Pioneering partnership nets sports equipment for CORE Education Trust’s schools


PUPILS are set to ace their game after a tennis equipment lending library was launched in a pioneering scheme which has helped transform two Birmingham schools. Over a thousand pounds […]

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Rockwood Academy named in top 20 per cent of schools nationally for pupil progress


A school in Birmingham is celebrating after being named among the best in the country for pupil progress. Rockwood Academy in Alum Rock, which is run by CORE Education Trust, […]

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Parent Governor Vacancy for Nansen Primary School


Dear Parent(s)/Carer(s), Nansen Primary School has a vacancy for the role of Parent Governor. To apply:  all interested parent(s) must either collect an application pack from Nansen Primary School Reception […]

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Nansen and Rockwood celebrate as Ofsted rates them ‘good’


Nansen Primary and Rockwood Academy are celebrating after they have each been removed from special measures and rated ‘good’ by education watchdog Ofsted. The incredible turnaround comes after the schools […]

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Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary among Britain’s first ‘Schools of Tennis’


Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary have scored a grand slam after being hand-picked to take part in a national pilot scheme aimed at encouraging pupils to play tennis. They are […]

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Nansen Pupils Courtside at Davis Cup Tennis


Eleven Nansen pupils were invited to the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham to watch the Great Britain Davis Cup team train. On arrival, yesterday morning, pupils watched Jamie Murray and Dominic […]

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Cath Rindl appointed new headteacher at Nansen Primary School


Cath Rindl is to be the new permanent head teacher of Nansen Primary School, it was announced today. Mrs Rindl, who has been the Alum Rock school’s interim head since […]

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