Home Learning Lessons reach 100k views!

Home Learning Lessons by The Stour Academy Trust have reached 100,000 views

The Stour Academy Trust are celebrating a significant milestone in providing quality home learning opportunities for children during lockdown. The Trust’s daily Home Learning Lessons, which have now run for 10 weeks, have reached over 100,000 views on the Trust’s Youtube channel. Over 800 lesson videos have been made by Teachers across The Stour Academy […]

Water Meadows Primary School takes first step in expansion

Water Meadows Primary School took a big step forward in its future growth with the delivery and installation of its new building last week. The modular building, was craned into place with children and staff looking on. The new building is part of the significant improvements to the school’s infrastructure as it prepares for an […]

Primary Children across Kent take part in virtual Bake Off

Throughout the year, all children in The Stour Academy trust take part in Trust-wide competitions and events; allowing the children to interact and compete with children from all over Kent. The competitions and events (sporting and non-sporting) are organised to promote collaboration and healthy competition. Despite the school closures due to Covid-19, children (and adults!) […]

Trust shares home learning resources for all Kent pupils

Home Learning Lessons from The Stour Academy Trust

To continue providing quality-learning opportunities for children whilst school closures are in place, today saw the launch of The Stour Academy Trust’s online home learning videos and resources for pupils and parents to access at home. The Home Learning Lessons can be accessed by visiting the link below: Every day, the Trust is releasing an […]

Sheppey School’s transformation continues

Two primary schools on the Isle of Sheppey were both pleased to receive a letter from local MP Gordon Henderson, congratulating the schools on their 2019 Key Stage 2 results. Both Richmond Academy in Sheerness and Thistle Hill Academy in Minster have shown an increase in the proportion of KS2 pupils reaching the expected standards […]

The importance of attendance

The Stour Academy Trust have created an animated video explaining the importance of having good attendance at school. Did you know that although an attendance percentage of 90% doesn’t sound that significant, it is the equivalent of 3 weeks and 4 days of learning missed? Watch the video below: The animation’s creator, Rob Butterworth said: […]

12 days of Christmas!

Teachers from across The Stour Academy Trust are sharing a Christmas themed story video every day up until the last day of this term. Dubbed ‘The 12 days of Christmas’, each day will see a Christmas story read by a different member of staff from one of the eight primary schools in the Trust. Built […]

Sturry CE Primary School Celebrate Children in Need 2019

Staff at Sturry C.E. Primary School in Canterbury have filmed their own music video to raise money for Children in Need. Staff at Sturry C.E. Primary School in Canterbury have filmed their own music video to raise money for Children in Need. The video shows the teachers singing and dancing along to music from the […]

Lansdowne Primary School is 50!

Lansdowne Primary School in Sittingbourne have been celebrating their 50th Anniversary with visits from former pupils, retellings of old school memories and even a re-creation of a 25 year old photograph. Past pupil, Rebecca Noakes, came to a special assembly to talk about her Lansdowne memories with the children. The children loved hearing her stories […]

Pupils from Finberry Primary school take part in national Voice Box joke competition

Did you hear the one about the pupils from Finberry Primary School who took part in a national joke competition to celebrate the fun and importance of communication? Throughout November the pupils will be parting part in Voice Box, a national initiative for mainstream and special primary schools which reminds people that all children need […]