STEP enters into partnership with Gloucester Primary School

Tim MillsOver the past few months, STEP has been building its capacity in readiness for future partnership working. As part of this process, Tim Mills (pictured right) was appointed STEP Headteacher. Tim is currently leading a successful teaching school in Wandsworth and will be a valuable addition to the STEP Leadership Team when he joins our Trust in September.

At the start of next academic year, following a request from the governing body, STEP directors have agreed to provide leadership support for Gloucester Primary School in Peckham. Tim will work alongside the Headteacher, Simon Elledge, focusing on improving teaching and learning. In addition to his part-time role at Gonville Academy, Paul Glover will offer further support as Executive Headteacher.

Enhanced Learning Provision opens at Applegarth Academy

??????????????????????After months of planning and subsequent building works, Applegarth Academy’s Speech and Language Centre opened its “state-of-the-art” facility. The memorable opening ceremony, which included a video message from Arsenal legend, Ian Wright (pictured right), marked the beginning of a new era for this vital borough-wide service.

Croydon Advertiser Article, Friday 6th June 2014

 

La Fontaine Academy to join STEP

A little over a month ago, The STEP Academy Trust was approached by a group seeking anew sponsor to support their French specialist free school. Sebastien

Led by a dynamic Headteacher,  Sebastien Chapleau (pictured right) the group demonstrated that they share the vision of STEP and, as a result, directors felt a partnership would not only benefit their school, but also complement the work of our Trust. Located in Bromley, La Fontaine Academy will open in September 2014,  initially with four classes. Over a period of six years, it will grow to provide places for up to 630 pupils.