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Media enquiries: Contact Tim Moat, director of communications and development, on 07395 604168 or 01904 553404.

Cast of thousands in Ebor’s Christmas video

A cast of thousands from all 24 schools in Ebor Academy Trust have combined to produce a Christmas video. Pupils and teachers at schools in York, Selby, on the Yorkshire Coast and in the East Riding and The Humber took the classic festive tune “I Wish it Could Be Christmas Every Day” by Wizzard and...
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Ofsted success for Sigglesthorne

School inspectors have praised an East Riding school for its high expectations for every child and how pupils get off to a “flying start” in early years. Sigglesthorne Church of England Primary Academy received a “Good” rating from Ofsted. Mrs Sarah Hall, headteacher, said: “We are thrilled that school inspectors have confirmed what parents and...
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New Chief Executive announced for Ebor Academy Trust

A new chief executive officer has been appointed for Ebor Academy Trust. Gail Brown, currently senior executive headteacher, will take over from Richard Ludlow, who is retiring, on 1 February 2020. Ebor operates 24 schools in York, Selby, in the East Riding and The Humber and on the Yorkshire Coast. “Following a rigorous, national selection...
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Filey Infants stage sustainable fashion show

Passion for fashion: children from Filey Church of England Nursery and Infants Academy on the catwalk in their school hall as part of a “sustainable fashion show”. After working with dancers, costume designers and photographers from Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre, the Year 2 children made their own outfits from single use plastic. Together with the...
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Positive action for World Mental Health Day

To mark World Mental Health Day, children at one of York’s biggest primary schools have launched their own dedicated space to explore their emotions. All pupils at Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy, in Strensall, now have regular timetabled access to a safe, controlled environment called the HUB, which stands for Helping Us Belong. The school held...
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Ebor appoints Chief Operating Officer

Debbie Simpson has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Ebor Academy Trust, which now has 24 schools across York, Selby, the Yorkshire Coast and in the East Riding and The Humber. Debbie, who describes herself as a “big picture” thinker and problem solver, was formerly chair of the Institute of Continuous Improvement in the...
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New beginning but familiar faces at the top of Ebor schools

There’s a new beginning but familiar faces at the top of Ebor Academy Trust schools on the Yorkshire Coast and in York. Angela Clark, deputy headteacher at Filey Church of England Nursery and Infants Academy with some 20 years’ experience, moves up to become head of school following the retirement of Denise Crosier. And Matt...
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Ebor’s Chief Executive in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Richard Ludlow, chief executive of Ebor Academy Trust, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to education. Mr Ludlow said: “I am thrilled and humbled – and I see the honour as recognition of a magnificent team effort. Ebor has achieved a lot and I want to pay tribute to...
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‘Choreographers of learning’ put their best foot forward

Two Ebor schools chosen to pilot an innovative way of boosting literacy outcomes through dance have completed their projects in style. Year 4 children, at Alderman Cogan’s Church of England Primary Academy and at Tadcaster Primary Academy, worked alongside their class teacher, PE specialist and dance professionals to express ideas through movement and then use...
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