Grove School joins the Marches Academy Trust
The Grove School, based in Market Drayton, has become part of the Marches Academy Trust.
Following extensive consultation and overwhelming support from the school community, Grove School in Market Drayton has joined the Marches Academy Trust with effect from 1st December 2018.
The consultation involved key stakeholders, staff, students, parents, prospective parents and trustees. The consultation generated an overwhelming level of support for the school’s plans to join the Marches Academy Trust.
Mrs Sarah Longville, CEO of The Marches Academy Trust, commented: “This is an exciting time as there is a drive nationally towards collaboration between schools and with Grove School joining, it complements our family of schools in North Shropshire. The Trust has a common aim of giving the children a first-class education and ensuring Grove School is the school of choice in Market Drayton.
Mrs Sonia Taylor, Headteacher at the Grove School, added: “I am absolutely delighted to be part of the Trust and the exciting opportunities it will bring for the staff, students and wider community in Market Drayton.’’
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