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

Parliament hears how we help vulnerable children

The work of Ebor Academy Trust in looking after vulnerable children during the public health crisis has been presented as an example of best practice to the education select committee in Parliament. Ebor, who have 24 schools, set up a bespoke team at the start of the lockdown to focus on supporting vulnerable children. The...
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Approval for wider reopening of our schools

As the country gradually eases lockdown from the coronavirus covid-19 public health crisis, and in accordance with government requirements to open schools to wider year groups on a phased basis, we have completed a robust and comprehensive risk assessment process of all of our 24 schools. Trustees of Ebor Academy Trust have to be satisfied...
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Ebor will open its schools to more pupils but only if safe to do so

Ebor Academy Trust has said a cautious, gradual and phased opening of its schools to more pupils will take place during the first week of June 2020 – but only if risks are minimised to an acceptable level and if government criteria on safety has been met. In a letter to parents dated 19 May,...
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The month we Ran Around the World

Scroll down to see the final route we took All 24 schools across Ebor Academy Trust have successfully taken part in our challenge to Run Around the World. Across the 31 days of May 2020, children, staff, family and friends ran, walked, cycled or wheeled the distance around the planet. Make no mistake, this has...
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Farewell Richard, welcome to Gail

Richard Ludlow, founding chief executive of York-based Ebor Academy Trust, has retired. The trust runs 24 schools across York, Selby, the East Riding and The Humber and on the Yorkshire Coast. Ebor today is the 31st largest multi-academy trust in the country and was initially set up at the end of 2013 by Mr Ludlow...
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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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