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Teaching Leaders

26 Sep 2019 | Amy Brook, Assistant Principal

At the end of August, I was fortunate enough to be one of 500 colleagues...

Summer Works

26 Sep 2019

Over £600,000 has been invested into our Academies over the summer. Below are some of...

Oakhill’s Got Talent!

26 Sep 2019 | By Lisa McCarthy, Head of School

Young Writers Oakhill submitted creative writing for a competition in conjunction with Horrible Histories—Ancient Adventures....

Arbor Webinars

25 Sep 2019

Looking for a refresher course ahead of the forthcoming census returns? Sign up for the...

Apprenticeship Updates

25 Sep 2019

Teaching Apprenticeship Programme This September saw five colleagues from Wellspring Academies commence a two year...

Outdoor Developments

18 Sep 2019 | Jessica Jenkins, Head of School

As part of the school improvement journey at Oakwell Rise, we always knew a town...

Busy Being Brilliant

15 Sep 2019 | Emma Beveridge, Executive Principal

Two academies, almost 100 staff, over 600 children; on September 2nd this created ONE awesome...

Directors of Learning

02 Sep 2019 | Chris Jessup & Dave Whitaker, Directors of Learning

We are incredibly proud and excited to have been appointed as Wellspring’s Directors of Learning....

Magic Breakfast

01 Sep 2019

Executive Principal Sam Bailey and CEO Mark Wilson formed part of a Parliamentary lobby of...

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Trust Reading Network

28 Jun 2019 | Katie Pierce

In March The Forest Academy hosted the first Wellspring Reading Network. We welcomed leaders from...

Magic Moments

28 Jun 2019 | Lisa McCarthy

Physical activity improves physical, social and emotional health & wellbeing. The Barnsley Primary Partnership’s aim...

Paws and Read

28 Jun 2019

Littlecoates recently hosted a ‘Paws and Read’ session from charity Therapy Dogs Nationwide with local...

MP Visits Beacon

28 Jun 2019

Martin Vickers MP, who represents Cleethorpes, met students from the Engineering and Performing Arts departments...

Resilience in Leeds

28 Jun 2019 | Ann-Marie Walker

In Leeds we are on a mission to: Raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)...

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Strategy Group Success

24 May 2019 | Dom Fenner, Organisational Development Lead

Our four Strategy Groups (Recruit & Retain, Workforce Wellbeing, Professional Learning Community and System Influence)...

Elements Inspires

24 May 2019 | Sarah Horsbrough, Executive Principal

The speed with which our new school building is being constructed is truly inspiring and...

Inside the Factory

24 May 2019 | Sarah Horsbrough, Executive Principal

On Wednesday 1 March I was thrilled to travel with Trust colleagues to Belfast to...


21 May 2019 | Emma Beveridge, Associate Principal

Saturday 27 April saw the first of what we hope will be many BrewEd events...

Greenpower at Park

03 May 2019 | Phil Burns, Assistant Principal

This year students from Park House entered Greenpower’s Electric Car Race which was held on...

Young Enterprise Awards

03 May 2019 | Phil Burns, Assistant Principal

Students from Phoenix Park and Sevenhills Academy competed in the Young Enterprise Company Programme Area...

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Strategy Group Developments

29 Mar 2019 | Dom Fenner, Organisational Development Lead

The four Strategy Groups (Recruit and Retain, Workforce Wellbeing, Professional Learning Community and System Influence)...

February 2019


26 Feb 2019

Emma Beveridge has organised a social event for people interested in all things education! (#BrewEd)....

The Power of Play

26 Feb 2019 | Debby Tinker, Assistant Headteacher

In the Early Years we appreciate how vital play is. It is the way in...

SEND Reference Group

26 Feb 2019 | David Mills, Executive Vice Principal

I was thrilled to represent Phoenix Park and Sevenhills (as well as Wellspring Academy Trust)...

What a Journey so far

26 Feb 2019 | Carrie Green, Executive Principal

What a journey so far…Bramley Park Academy is now about to start the beginning of...

Wellspring Digital is now Live

01 Feb 2019 | Jonny Wathen, Chief Information Officer

Wellspring Digital, the Trusts intranet, is now live! The portal provides a single platform...

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