Hats off to leaving students

Primary schools in Bournemouth and Poole gave their departing Year 6s a send-off to remember. Three Ambitions Academies Trust primary schools – Manorside, King’s Park and Queen’s Park – held graduation ceremonies for the 10 and 11 year-olds who are leaving for secondary school. Complete with mortar boards and gowns, dozens of children across the three schools were presented with … Read More

Middle East education chief learns from Ambitions

  Poole-based Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) has shared its outstanding teaching methods with a VIP from the United Arab Emirates. Noura Ibrahim Al Marri, Director of the Special Education Department at the Ministry of Education, UAE, visited AAT’s Manorside Academy and Longspee Academy in Poole. Ms Al Marri is involved in a major project in the United Arab Emirates to … Read More

Manorside Academy achieves top results in Early Years development

Manorside Academy in Poole has become a top performer in Early Years development. Manorside recorded its highest ever Good Level of Development (GLD), the measurement by which early years education in England is judged. The academy’s 83 per cent score is way above the national average of 69 per cent and one of the highest scores in Poole. A former … Read More

School takes its hat off to leaving students

A Poole primary school bade a fond farewell to its Year 6s when it staged a special graduation ceremony for them. Manorside Academy hosted the send-off for all 40 of its final year students as they said goodbye to primary school and looked to their future at secondary school. And the ceremony is as grand as any university graduation. All … Read More