The Collegiate Trust exists to improve education in Croydon, Crawley and the surrounding areas for children and young people up to the age of 19. We are building a partnership of academies for all ages which will work collaboratively to deliver Exceptional Education For All.
The work of The Collegiate Trust is informed by our core values: Ambition Collaboration
Leading to: Achievement Enjoyment
A Balanced Approach to Learning
Such an education values and delivers wonderful academic learning and progress, but puts right alongside this the development of wider skills and qualities that come through a balanced focus on creative, cultural and active learning; it is driven by strong Local Governing Bodies in each academy, expert Principals and well developed and supported teams of teaching and other staff. The successful learners developed by our schools become confident individuals and responsible citizens in our modern British society.
As part of their Stone Age topic, Year 3 learnt what life might have been like for Stone Age people, during their visit to Ashdown Forest. They were able to build shelters, forage for chestnuts and hunt a deer! (Not a real deer, but the teachers were good alternatives!) They also created their own sculptures using…
‘In Design and Technology, the children were designing and making boats, based on the book Lost and Found, to help the little boy and the penguin travel across ocean instead of using an upside umbrella. The children had to choose suitable materials to use as well as a range of tools and explain their choices. …