News & Events

Throughout the year we hold a whole host of events, training sessions, seminars and much more to knowledge share and network with our schools, teachers and key partners. Learn about our upcoming events and the latest news from the Trust below.

Cross-Trust Icelandic Adventure | Marches Academy Trust

9th November 2023 News

Cross-Trust Icelandic Adventure

Year 11, 12, and 13 students from The Marches School, The Grove School, and Sir John Talbot’s School have recently returned from an epic adventure in Iceland – our first (of hopefully many) cross-Trust trips to the ‘Land of Fire and Ice’. They had an action-packed tour of the beautiful country with Travelbound – here’s […]

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Shropshire PE Conference 2023 event | Marches Academy Trust

13th October 2023 News

Shropshire PE Conference: A Game-Changer in Physical Education

The Shropshire PE Conference, an inspirational event organised by the Marches Academy Trust, took place with great enthusiasm and success on 12th October at the iconic Shrewsbury Town Football Club, this conference exceeded expectations with a remarkable lineup of keynote speakers and an array of educational and engaging activities. Highlights of the Shropshire PE Conference: […]

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Sports Conference 2023 | Marches Academy Trust

12th October 2023 Event

Shropshire PE Conference 2023

The Shropshire PE Conference is back with fantastic keynote speakers: Olympic Gymnast, Beth Tweddle MBE; Former Lioness, Sue Smith and BBC Presenter, Ryan Smith. Book your place at the event now!

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Sixth From Varsity | Marches

25th September 2023 News

Sixth Form Varsity

The Marches Academy Trust Sixth Form Varsity Competition, held at Shrewsbury School, concluded with an electrifying final match that saw Idsall Sixth Form team emerge as the winners after a nail-biting penalty shootout against Marches Sixth Form. The atmosphere was electric as students from both schools displayed remarkable talent and sportsmanship throughout the competition. The […]

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Bikeability | Marches Academy Trust

21st September 2023 News

Two Trust schools selected to take part in cycling pilot scheme

Longlands Primary School and Nursery, alongside Grange Primary School and Nursery, have earned a coveted spot among 100 schools chosen to participate in the ‘Get Cycling’ programme, a collaboration between Shropshire Council and the Bikeability Trust. This pilot scheme, fully funded by the Department for Transport and backed by the Department for Education, aims to […]

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Student conference | Marches Academy Trust

21st September 2023 News

Change Makers in Action

Marches Academy Trust held its first student conference on Thursday 14th September, where 130 young people from eleven schools came together at the event hosted by AICO in Oswestry. The focus of the event was mental health and wellbeing and sustainability. After a welcome from CEO Sarah Finch, two keynote speakers addressed the group. The […]

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Summer HAF Programme a success | Marches

5th September 2023 News

Summer HAF Programme a success

Thanks to the support of Shropshire Council and the Department for Education; the Marches Academy Trust proudly hosted 10+ Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programmes across Shropshire this summer, in collaboration with the 4 All Foundation. Curious about the incredible impact we made? Check out our full report here: Together along with the fantastic enrichment […]

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