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Flying High Academy Ladybrook celebrates 10-year membership of multi-academy trust

Posted onPosted on 16th Jan

Children and staff at the Flying High Academy, Ladybrook, are celebrating a milestone ten-year membership of the Flying High Partnership, a primary only multi-academy trust founded in Nottinghamshire in 2012.

Kerry Chadburn, headteacher, said she values the support the partnership brings to her academy.

“This is an occasion to be remembered by all of us. Celebrating a decade of support from a wonderful partnership that makes every day count for all children,” sge said. “Belonging to this partnership has impacted outcomes for all children who have attended our school.

“It supports laying the foundations for children’s love for learning and inspires all  learners to be aspirational in their goals. The partnership also makes a positive impact on the staff that work at The Flying High Academy Ladybrook, by supporting Leaders, and all staff, to strive for excellence.”

The academy celebrated the milestone by inviting parents and carers in for refreshments and the school made over 400 cakes for the children to enjoy. The school has also produced a time-capsule containing children’s letters and other key items to be buried with the intention reopening it on the 25th  anniversary of being part of the Flying High Partnership.

Kerry said: “We have undertaken a series of activities to mark the occasion; children have created kites which show the best version of themselves, and these have been collated on to a number 10 background. We also organised a mass photo of the children in the shape of the number 10 taken from the school’s roof, as well as welcoming a speech by our Chris Wheatley, and unveiling a plaque which notes the date of the 10-year anniversary.”

Chris, who attended the celebrations, said:, “It’s been an honour for the Flying High Partnership to work with the team at the Flying High Academy, Ladybrook, for the past ten years.

“During that time, the academy has transformed the life chances of its pupils and become a source of pride for the whole community. It is clear to see that the children at this school are accessing the best possible start to their educational journey; one where every member of staff is fully committed to making every day count for its children. Well done Flying High Academy in reaching your 10 years milestone, we share your hopes and aims, and we can’t
wait to see what your amazing future holds.”

Kerry added that she is grateful to the school community for its support. “The school goes from strength to strength as the years roll by and the support from our school community has always been amazing,” she said. “We are grateful to everyone who has helped to make this occasion so special and know that the future remains aspirational for our children and the community.”