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Laidlaw Schools Trust academies celebrate GCSE success

Laidlaw Schools Trust academies celebrate GCSE success

Year 11 students at Academy 360, Excelsior Academy and Sedgefield Community College have celebrated success as they received their GCSE and Level 2 results after a year of uncertainty and challenges due to the pandemic. Students have dealt with multiple lockdowns and...

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Thomas Walling secures ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement

Thomas Walling secures ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement

Thomas Walling Primary Academy, a member of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, has been judged as ‘Good’ following the previous judgement of ‘Inadequate’ in 2019.  The school, which is in Blakelaw, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was described as ‘warm and welcoming’ by Inspectors, who...

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North East school trust welcomes new CEO

North East school trust welcomes new CEO

Laidlaw Schools Trust, which runs seven academies across the region, is delighted to welcome newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Ian Simpson. Mr Simpson was previously Executive Principal at Oasis Community Learning working across several Academies across both...

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Announcing our new CEO: Ian Simpson

Announcing our new CEO: Ian Simpson

We are delighted to share that newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Ian Simpson, will be joining the Laidlaw Schools Trust family in April 2021. Currently Executive Principal at Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey, Ian is an experienced school leader with a track record of transforming schools across the country.

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To all LST Staff — Letter from Peter Snowdon

To all LST Staff — Letter from Peter Snowdon

Hi Everyone, Welcome back and I wish you all a Happy New Year. Hope you had a restful break over the holidays and took the chance to recharge your batteries. Thank you to each and every one of you for supporting the young people and families in the Laidlaw Schools...

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