The Department for Education approves Applegarth joining The STEP Academy Trust

Applegarth Academy Logo_Page_1Following an application made by the Governing Body of Applegarth School to become an academy sponsored by The STEP Academy Trust, the Secretary of State for Education has agreed in principle to the proposal.  There will now be a period of wider consultation before the school becomes Applegarth Academy on the 1st April 2013.

Details on how to get involved in the consultation have been posted on Applegarth School’s website.

David Livingstone Academy tops Croydon KS2 SATs league table

Ofsted!This year, David Livingstone Academy has been listed as one of the best primary schools in Croydon, with 100% of its pupils achieving L4+ in English and mathematics. This tremendous achievement also places the Academy in the top 5% of schools nationally.

Through the STEP partnership, Applegarth, David Livingstone and Gonville are working incredibly hard to strengthen teaching and accelerate progress. As a result, everyone involved in The STEP Academy Trust is enormously proud of Claire Slade (Headteacher), her team and the children, for this wonderful achievement.

Croydon Advertiser Article, Tuesday 1st January 2013