With nearly 200 pupils across seven classes and a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating, Coomb Briggs Primary School is the 12th mainstream primary to join the Wellspring community. It is the 5th Wellspring academy in the North East Lincolnshire unitary authority area, joining Littlecoates Primary, Beacon Academy, Phoenix Park, and Sevenhills Academy.
“We are thrilled to be joining Wellspring Academy Trust,” said Helen Redmond, Headteacher of Coomb Briggs Primary School. “Wellspring’s ethos and values very clearly align with our own, and the support they have already provided the team and I with has been exceptional. Becoming part of a growing community with an abundance of talent and expertise is really exciting.
“The children are all really proud of their new school uniform, which features a new school logo designed by one of our very talented pupils. It all marks a new era for Coomb Briggs and we’re feeling incredibly positive about what the future might hold.”
Mark Wilson, CEO of Wellspring Academy Trust, added: “Coomb Briggs is a wonderful school with a strong commitment to its pupils and wider community, and we’re delighted to welcome it to the Wellspring family. The team’s decision to join Wellspring is a great endorsement of the support and vision we offer all our schools. We have no doubt that Coomb Briggs will fit in perfectly and be a great addition to our thriving community of academies.”
Established in 2012, Wellspring Academy Trust is a family of mainstream primary and secondary schools, and SEND and Alternative Provision settings operating across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Wellspring’s mantra is ‘We Make A Difference’ and it is committed to providing the best possible education and improving life chances for all its students. By sharing best practice, resources, and expertise, the Trust supports schools to deliver exceptional education and serve the communities in which its academies operate.
Coomb Briggs Primary School is a well-established primary school in Immingham with a reputation for being caring and inclusive and providing a safe, happy and stimulating environment for learning in which every child is valued.