Monthly Archives: October 2016

Rockwood Academy short-listed for an award after phenomenal turnaround

A TRUST which runs two schools that have undergone a phenomenal transformation has been short-listed for an award. CORE Education Trust was established in March 2015 and runs Nansen Primary School and Rockwood Academy in Alum Rock, Birmingham. In March 2016 both schools were removed from special measures and rated as ‘Good’ by education watchdog

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Defence Secretary visits new Combined Cadet Force Unit at Rockwood Academy

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited Rockwood Academy as it launched its new Combined Cadet Force unit. Rockwood Academy, run by CORE Education Trust, has become one of the latest schools to join the Cadet Expansion Programme (CEP). The Defence Secretary met with a number of new cadets at Rockwood Academy, presenting them with their new

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