Crazy Hair Day raises over £2300

We are delighted and proud to announce that the Crazy Hair Day raised over £2300; a fantastic amount. The charities chosen by our Pupil Parliament, Shelter, Diabetes UK and Nepal...

Lyndhurst Teacher Honoured in National Celebration of Teaching

We are so very proud to announce that Collette Donnelly from Lyndhurst Primary School, Oldham has received a Silver Award and been shortlisted in the UK’s ‘Oscars for Teachers’ Collette...

Dare to Wear Crazy Hair – for Charity

On Monday 17th June 2019, pupils from our 15 primary academies took part in a fun-filled charity day that involved styling their most wacky and wonderful hairstyles to raise money...

LGBT+ Education in School Gold Award for Boothroyd Primary Academy

We’re very proud to announce that Boothroyd Primary Academy, Dewsbury, WY, have been awarded the LGBT+ Education in School Gold Award. The work they have undertaken is excellent. Here is...

Thornhill J&I School Ofsted Inspection

Thornhill J&I School, Dewsbury has been judged GOOD following a 2 day inspection on the 1st and 2nd May 2019. This is the first inspection since joining our Trust and...

Coppice Primary Academy Ofsted Inspection

On 1st May 2019 Ofsted carried out a short inspection at Coppice Primary Academy, Oldham. This was the first inspection since they were judged Good in April 2015 and we...

Helen Rowland, CEO of Focus-Trust, completes Manchester Marathon in aid of Diabetes UK

Congratulations to our CEO, Helen Rowland, who completed her first, and only she says, marathon. After completing previous 10k and half marathons, Helen decided to go for the big one...

Rudheath Primary Academy Ofsted one day inspection

On the 6th March 2019, Rudheath Primary Academy in Northwich, Cheshire, had a one day Ofsted visit.  This was the first short inspection carried out since the school was judged...

Boothroyd Primary Academy Ofsted Report

On the 22nd and 23rd January 2019, Boothroyd Primary Academy had a two day Ofsted inspection.  We are delighted they have been judged GOOD overall with OUTSTANDING for Early Years...