Midland Academies Trust

News archive

July 2017

14th

Trainee teacher shortlisted for excellence award

Trainee teacher shortlisted for excellence award


June 2017

7th

The Nuneaton Academy receives Ofsted monitoring visit

About TNA's recent Ofsted visit


May 2017

9th

Budding author at the Nuneaton Academy

Budding author at the Nuneaton Academy

2nd

Hartshill School receives Ofsted Inspection Report

Hartshill School receives Ofsted Inspection Report


April 2017

21st

Local students thinking big

Local students thinking big

10th

Leadership announcement for Heath Lane Academy

Leadership announcement for Heath Lane Academy

7th

Students speak out during inter-school competition

Students speak out during inter-school competition

7th

New Principal appointed at The George Eliot School

Homeira Zakary appointed into the role


March 2017

29th

Heath Lane Students enter the Dragons’ Den

Heath Lane Students enter the Dragons’ Den

29th

Academy celebrate science week

Academy celebrate science week

21st

Blue Peter Appearance for local students

Blue Peter Appearance for local students

1st

Students get clued up on today’s issues

Students get clued up on today’s issues


February 2017

28th

Student takes centre at stage at Twickenham

Student takes centre at stage at Twickenham


December 2016

13th

The Nuneaton Academy Student Wins Warwickshire Student Librarian of the Year Award

The Nuneaton Academy Student Wins Warwickshire Student Librarian of the Year Award


November 2016

14th

Students get taster of University life

Students get taster of University life


October 2016

24th

University visit for Hartshill students

University visit for Hartshill students

20th

Students ‘go bananas’ for biology

Students ‘go bananas’ for biology

12th

Nuneaton pupil winner in national arts & minds competition

Nuneaton pupil winner in national arts & minds competition


September 2016

23rd

New chapter at Hartshill School as new Principal is announced

New chapter at Hartshill School as new Principal is announced

19th

Post 16 Consultation

The Midland Academies Trust is consulting on the rationalisation of its provision at the Nuneaton Academy for students aged 16 and over.


August 2016

25th

Exam results success for Midland Academies Trust schools

Exam results success for Midland Academies Trust schools

25th

Exam results success for William Bradford Academy

Exam results success for William Bradford Academy

18th

Another strong year at The Nuneaton Academy

Another strong year at The Nuneaton Academy

18th

William Bradford Academy celebrate best ever A-Level and BTEC results

William Bradford Academy celebrate best ever A-Level and BTEC results

16th

Apprenticeship success for local students

Apprenticeship success for local students


July 2016

26th

Local students compete in design competition

Students from across the Midland Academies Trust went head-to-head in a design competition recently.

4th

MAT schools compete in ‘Bake-off’

Students from four MAT schools put their cooking skills to the test recently in a ‘Bake–off’ style competition.

1st

Schools celebrate success

Schools from across the Midland Academies Trust came together last week for the first annual staff awards.


May 2016

27th

Students get a sporting insight into College life

Schools from across Warwickshire and Leicestershire came together to showcase their sporting talent against each other in an event organised by North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

27th

Nuneaton Academy pupils climbing to success

A large group of students from Nuneaton have taken part in rock climbing and canoeing as part of their GCSE PE course.

24th

Students find out about ‘Clinical Roles in the NHS’ at The George Eliot Hospital

A group of school students have spent the day working alongside clinical professionals and gained valuable ‘hands on’ experience about the many roles available at George Eliot Hospital.

17th

Alternative provision - a potential lifeline to a better future

Lisa Capper Executive Director Schools for North Warwickshire and Hinckley College and Midland Academies Trust


April 2016

28th

The Nuneaton Academy is no longer subject to special measures

Following a full inspection by Ofsted, The Nuneaton Academy, part of the Midland Academies Trust, is no longer subject to special measures.


March 2016

23rd

Poetry and emotion for Academy students

Staff, students and parents enjoyed an evening of poetry, dance, drama and music as part of the third annual Midland Academies Trust (MAT) Poetry competition

3rd

MAT Team Maths Challenge Tuesday 1st March 2016 at The Nuneaton Academy

On Tuesday 1st March 2016 Nuneaton Academy hosted the inter-schools maths challenge. The day followed a similar format to the very popular UKMT which our Sixth form students from William Bradford Academy had great success in back in November 2015.


February 2016

24th

Principal appointed for new academy

The Midland Academies Trust (MAT) has appointed Emma Merry to the role of Principal for the new Heath Lane Academy, which is set to open in September, 2016, following a national recruitment process.

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PUBLIC SPEAKING ON THE AGENDA FOR TALENTED STUDENTS

Some of the brightest young talent from around Warwickshire and Leicestershire were on show last week at a public speaking competition.

12th

New academy given Government green light

The creation of an academy which aims to transform the lives of students in Earl Shilton and Barwell has been given the green light by the Government.

10th

Midland Studio College Letter to Parents

Changes to the timetable and to the start and end of the school day


January 2016

14th

Maths challenge for William Bradford students

Students from one of the most improved schools in Leicestershire earned a commendable fourth place in the regional round of a top maths competition just before Christmas.


December 2015

1st

Midland Academies Trust Statement

The Midland Academies Trust announces changes in learning provision for students at Midland Studio Colleges Hinckley and Nuneaton


November 2015

5th

The Nuneaton Academy Monitoring Visit October 2015

The Midland Academies Trust (MAT) welcomes the latest Ofsted progress monitoring visit for The Nuneaton Academy, as it aims to continue the improvement in teaching quality, academic standards and student experience at the institution.


October 2015

15th

New proposed 11-19 school in Earl Shilton and Barwell is named

Heathfield Academy and William Bradford Academy celebrate new name


September 2015

21st

Earl Shilton schools to host open events

Heathfield Academy and William Bradford Academy are hosting open events this month


August 2015

20th

William Bradford Academy secures best ever GCSE results

GCSE results day for MAT schools

20th

The George Eliot School continues progress to long-term success

GCSE results at George Eliot School

20th

Hartshill School maintains GCSE performance

GCSE results at Hartshill School

20th

William Bradford Academy celebrates best results

GCSE results at William Bradford Academy

13th

The Midland Academies Trust celebrates continued progress

Continued progress for MAT schools as A-Level results released


July 2015

9th

Students take a trip to Oxford University

William Bradford Academy students visit Oxford University


June 2015

29th

New Interim Principal appointed for The Midland Studio College

Statement from the Midland Academies Trust

24th

Interim Principal for William Bradford Academy

Information on appointment of interim principal at WBA

18th

Academy is runner up in national competition to celebrate happiness

The Nuneaton Academy celebrate International Day of Happiness

10th

Lights, camera, action for young film makers

MSC students reach finals of national short film competition

8th

New School 2016 Consultation

Consultation on new 11-19 opportunity in Earl Shilton and Barwell

3rd

School bake off

MAT schools join together for Bake Off


May 2015

13th

Students get taste of university life

William Bradford Academy students look forward to university visit

7th

Nuneaton’s got Talent

The Nuneaton Academy host Dance Show

7th

Election Fever at the Nuneaton Academy

Students stage mock election


April 2015

17th

William Bradford Academy celebrates partnership

William Bradford Academy hosts foundation day

14th

Schools join together for annual poetry event

Annual poetry event is huge success


February 2015

11th

School leaders attend development programme

Staff from The Midland Academies Trust meet for development programme


January 2015

9th

The MAT hosts professional development day

More than 300 staff members attend MAT conference


August 2014

28th

William Bradford to become academy

William Bradford Community College will become an academy, sponsored by the Midland Academy Trust, from Monday 1 September.


June 2014

3rd

William Bradford Community College consultation on becoming an academy

WBCC Academy Consultation


March 2014

6th

The Midland Studio College Hinckley graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

The Midland Studio College Hinckley graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted


January 2014

20th

New teacher training opportunities announced by Midland Academies Trust

New teacher training opportunities announced by Midland Academies Trust


December 2013

3rd

Students inspired by The Skills Show

Students inspired by the Skills Show


November 2013

14th

Students equip local people with IT skills through library scheme

Students equip local people with IT skills through library scheme.


September 2013

21st

Schools within The Midland Academies Trust open doors to prospective students

Forthcoming Open Events at MAT schools

12th

Work placements benefit students and business

The Bridal Gallery in Coventry tell us about the sucess of their work placement scheme

12th

George Eliot School welcomes new Year 7

A new year at George Eliot School

12th

Nuneaton Academy canoest is backed as future Olympian

Nuneaton canoeist Emma Ricketts has been hand-picked as a future British Olympian after being chosen to be part of the Lloyds TSB Local Heroes initiative.


August 2013

20th

Newest MAT school to welcome students for GCSE results day event

Midland Studio College Open Events

12th

Hartshill Sports Day 2013

Sports Day at Hartshill