Nest helps children to fly high

Fawley Infant School, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, has a dedicated room called the Nest to help nurture children’s social and emotional development as well as providing an additional teaching space. The area has been transformed from a dark L-shaped room into a light and airy space with its new large window, new floors and brightly painted walls. Principal, Hayley … Read More

School calls for urgent road safety measures

A Southampton school has called for urgent road safety measures after three accidents in two months – with the most recent happening today. Kanes Hill Primary, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, is calling for intervention from the local authority after one of its pupil and a pre-school youngster were both recently involved in accidents. And their call became even more … Read More

Mastering maths is no problem at Fawley Infant School

Youngsters at one Waterside school are scoring success after mastering a new maths scheme. Fawley Infant School, part of the Inspire Learning Partnership, is counting the rewards after introducing the Singapore-inspired Mastery Maths for its children. Through using objects and drawing pictures, the pupils are developing fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills. And already the evidence is adding up that … Read More

Children put their art into remembrance

Children from across four Hampshire schools came together to create moving pieces of art to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The event was organised by Inspire Learning Partnership for its four schools – Blackfield Primary and Fawley Infant on the Waterside and Hightown and Kanes Hill primary schools in Southampton. Dozens of pupils … Read More

Marvellous new app for school parents

A Southampton primary school is able to show its parents how marvellous their children are at a click of button. Kanes Hill Primary, part of the Inspire Learning Partnership, has launched a new ‘Marvellous Me’ app to tell mums, dads and carers about their child’s school day. And this 21st century method of communication has already proved really popular with … Read More

Nursery judged ‘Good’ with outstanding qualities

Staff and children at a Waterside nursery are celebrating a glowing report from Ofsted. Blackfield Nursery, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, has been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted with the children’s personal development, welfare and behaviour declared as ‘Outstanding.’ In her report, inspector Loraine Wardlaw, said: “The Inspire management team and staff place high emphasis on children’s personal development, safeguarding and … Read More

Inspirational new schools’ partnership

Four Hampshire schools and a nursery have joined forces to form a new education partnership. Hightown and Kanes Hill primary schools in Southampton are linking up with Blackfield Primary, Blackfield Nursery and Fawley Infants on the Waterside to form a new multi-academy trust called Inspire Learning Partnership. This new family of schools has been created as they share common values, … Read More