Stour Showcase at Finbery Primary School

Stour Showcase at Finbery Primary School 1

Finberry Primary School in Ashford opened its doors to visitors to showcase its commitment to integrating technology into its curriculum. The event, attended by educators and leaders, provided an in-depth look at how digital tools are being used to transform the learning experience. Leaders at The Stour Academy Trust shared their vision of making education […]

Pearson National Teaching Awards 2024 nomination!

Pearson National Teaching Awards 2024 nomination! 2

We are delighted that Antoinette Hamilton has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the Digital Innovator of the Year category in The Pearson National Teaching Awards 2024.  We will be proudly celebrating Toni and all our colleagues on National Thank a Teacher Day, June 19th when all the results will be announced. We wish Toni the […]

The Stour Academy Trust Celebrates a Fantastic Science Week Across Its Schools

The Stour Academy Trust Celebrates a Fantastic Science Week Across Its Schools 4

The Stour Academy Trust Celebrates a Fantastic Science Week Across Its Schools From conducting experiments to participating in a school’s first annual science fair, each school in The Stour Academy Trust brought its unique touch to celebrating science, making it a Science Week 2024 a week to remember. Previous Next At Sturry Primary School, Otter […]

Finberry Primary School Celebrates Latest Ofsted Inspection 

Finberry Primary School celebrates Ofsted report

The Stour Academy Trust are celebrating the results of a recent Ofsted inspection that highlighted an aspirational, accessible curriculum and strong support for all pupils. Finberry Primary School in Ashford received an ungraded (section 8) inspection in January 2024. Judged to be Good in all areas in September 2018, the visit from Ofsted was the […]

Supporting Learning Together: The Stour Academy Trust’s Tech Events for Parents

Supporting Learning Together: The Stour Academy Trust's Tech Events for Parents 5

The Stour Academy Trust has undertaken an innovative approach to education by hosting a series of technology events focused on empowering parents. These events are part of the Trust’s broader initiative to ensure that learning is a collaborative journey, involving not just children and teachers but also the families that support them. At the heart […]

Adisham CE Primary School Celebrates Latest Ofsted Inspection

Children and staff at Adisham CE Primary School

The Stour Academy Trust are celebrating the results of a recent Ofsted inspection that highlighted an ambitious, accessible curriculum and high expectations. Adisham CE Primary School in Canterbury received an ungraded (section 8) inspection in November 2023. Judged to be Outstanding in all areas in July 2017, the visit from Ofsted was the first ungraded […]

Thistle Hill Academy Showcases Creative Learning in Butterflies and Bumblebees Classes

Image of students at Thistle Hill Academy engaged in colorful and educational activities, including color mixing, geographic exploration, and interactive role play.

This term at Thistle Hill Academy, the Butterflies and Bumblebees classes engaged in a series of vibrant and educational activities, combining the wonders of colour exploration with the excitement of global discovery. Both classes embarked on a journey through the world of primary colours. Butterflies class explored colour mixing by creating a colour wheel and […]

Christmas Hampers Offer Relief in Tough Times

Christmas Hampers Offer Relief in Tough Times 6

During December 2020, The Stour Academy Trust succeeded in delivering essential festive hampers to several underserved families, who had been hit hardest by Covid-19. This year, with the ongoing cost of living crisis, the need has become even more pressing. With many parents still facing significant challenges, the Trust launched a fundraising campaign to replicate […]

Sturry CE Primary School Joins Canterbury Christmas Light Parade

Sturry CE Primary School children in festive costumes, holding lanterns during the Canterbury Christmas Light Parade.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmO8gc_0X2U&t=122s Sturry CE Primary School significantly contributed to this year’s Canterbury Christmas Light Parade. Children from the school, dressed in simple yet eye-catching costumes, brought a sense of excitement and community spirit to the event. Each holding a handmade lantern, they marched through the historic streets of Canterbury, culminating their journey at Dane John Gardens, […]

Richmond, Finberry, and Water Meadows Primary Schools Celebrate Retention of Microsoft Showcase Status

Richmond, Finberry, and Water Meadows Primary Schools Celebrate Retention of Microsoft Showcase Status 8

The prestigious title of Microsoft Showcase School has once again been bestowed upon Richmond, Finberry, and Water Meadows Primary Schools for the 2023-2024 academic year, underlining their continuous effort in harmonising technology with education to promote an enriched learning environment. Being recognised as Microsoft Showcase Schools is a testament to these schools’ enduring commitment to […]