News & Events

16th January 2019 News

Cross-Trust Inaugural Varsity

Students and staff at both Sir John Talbot’s and the Marches School took part in the first ever cross-trust varsity sporting tournament which took place on Wednesday 12th December. Sporting students from the Marches School, Oswestry travelled to Sir John Talbot’s School, Whitchurch to compete against their cross-trust rivals in a variety of sports; including […]

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10th January 2019 News

Cross-Trust New York Trip 2020

Following the success of the New York trip last term, we are now preparing our visit to New York for current Year 9 students in 2020. Please follow this link to view a letter with information on the trip for Marches School students: Trust NY Trip 2020 Marches Please follow this link to view a letter […]

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14th December 2018 News

Exciting Times for Lower Heath

Lower Heath CofE Primary School and Nursery, based near Whitchurch, is looking to join the Marches Academy Trust on 1st April 2019. Lower Heath School is a great primary school recently gaining an outstanding SIAMS report from the Church of England inspection team. By joining the Marches Academy Trust, Lower Heath will strengthen the primary […]

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11th December 2018 News

Mrs Kate Campion

It is with deep sadness and regret that Mrs. Kate Campion, a member of the Marches Academy Trust passed away on Wednesday 5th December. Kate began teaching in 1974 and subsequently worked as an education adviser and Secondary Head for both Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Councils. In 2006 Kate became Assistant Director for Children’s […]

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7th December 2018 News

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 […]

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12th November 2018 News

A Tribute to Mrs. Ruth Lloyd

It is with deep sadness and regret that Mrs. Ruth Lloyd passed away on Friday morning surrounded by all her family following a short illness. Ruth originally began working at one of the former schools, Fitzalan School. In 1985, she moved to the pastoral team as a Head of Year before joining the Leadership Team. […]

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8th November 2018 News

Marches Academy Trust Students and Staff Sample Big Apple

During half-term, students and staff from both the Marches School in Oswestry and Sir John Talbot’s School in Whitchurch headed to New York for a breath-taking cross-trust trip. The students ‘crossed the pond’ on their week-long trip and visited a variety of places including Times Square, the World Trade Centre memorial, the Statue of Liberty, […]

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11th October 2018 News

Professional Learning Conference set to be the biggest and best yet

The Alliance of Leading Learning, part of the Marches Academy Trust, will host its Professional Learning Conference on Monday 25th February 2019. It is set to be the biggest and best yet, with a new venue confirmed. The inspiration for the conference came from the Chartered College of Teaching’s journal “IMPACT” covering new cutting-edge research […]

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21st September 2018 News

Exciting Future Developments for the Grove School

The Grove School, based in Market Drayton, is looking to join the Marches Academy Trust on 1st December 2018. This is an exciting time for both the Grove School and the Marches Academy Trust as it will continue to build on the strong collaboration that exists, and will strengthen the family of schools that are […]

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2nd May 2018 News

Marches School Leading The Way In History

The History Department at the Marches School has been given a highly credited award recently, as it has become a Gold Member of the Historical Association Quality Mark. The Historical Association Quality Mark is an award that recognises the excellence of history provision in a school. The Quality Mark provides a framework for success in […]

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19th March 2018 News

Professional Learning Conference has the Magic Formula

Sir William Atkinson, one of the UK’s most respected headteachers and the inspiration behind BBC drama Hope and Glory, starring fellow knight Sir Lenny Henry, was one of the keynote speakers at this years’ Professional Learning Conference, held at the Marches School in Oswestry on Monday 26th February. Sir William Atkinson, who is credited with […]

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