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  • Wednesday 20 July 2022 - Blog The Journey From Inadequate to Good - Reflections on Ofsted Downsbrook joined Schoolsworks in 2018, following an inadequate inspection as a local authority school in 2017. Since then the school has been totally transformed, achieving the rare ‘double-jump’ to Ofsted good in Spring 2022. Just Jeffrey, Head of School at Downsbrook Primary, reflects on the school’s journey from inadequate to good, all achieved against the backdrop of the pandemic.
  • Friday 24 June 2022 - Blog Reflections on the Education White Paper Chris Seaton CEO and Chair of West Sussex CEO Alliance
  • Friday 27 May 2022 Pupils at Downsbrook Celebrate Ofsted Good News Following the great news from Downsbrook Primary School regarding a GoodOfstedrating from their recent inspection, Just Jeffrey, the Head of School wanted to celebrate with, and say thank you, to the children. What other way to celebrate than by having a tea party! Below is a photo of the children just before they begin their celebrations, and Just's letter to the children.
  • Monday 16 May 2022 - Trust News Downsbrook Primary School Celebrates Ofsted Success Downsbrook Recognised For Significant Improvements Since Academy Conversion
  • Friday 6 May 2022 - Blog Reviewing Strategy And Governance As a growing MAT, we’re keen to ensure that we include time and space for self-review. Using external resources as part of this exercise can be very useful. Norman Rose, Chair of the Board at Schoolsworks, explains how we are using the outcome of a recent external governance review to better position our Trust.
  • Tuesday 3 May 2022 - Trust News Schoolsworks Community Primary Littlehampton - get in touch! Have a look at the Schoolsworks Community Primary Littlehampton facebook page. Say 'hello' andlet us know that you still want the school to open!
  • Monday 25 April 2022 - School News New Headteacher Joins Edward Bryant School
  • Wednesday 13 April 2022 - Trust News New School Improvement Team Announced
  • Thursday 31 March 2022 - Blog Behind The Scenes Following recent successes with the compliance audits at schools, Helen Standing, our Risk, Compliance and Premises Development Manager, explains the importance of our premises staff, and the work which has been done to enable them to work as a team.
  • Thursday 17 February 2022 Meet The Head - Charles Beckerson
  • Wednesday 19 January 2022 Schoolsworks Annual Report 2020-21 Please click here to see the Schoolsworks Annual Report 2020-21.
  • Thursday 13 January 2022 - Blog Covid Keeps
  • Wednesday 15 December 2021 - Blog What Did We Learn From 2021?
  • Monday 13 December 2021 - Trust News Christmas Card Competition Winner Announced
  • Monday 13 December 2021 - Trust News Four New Trustees Join Our Board
  • Monday 29 November 2021 - Blog The Reality of School Recovery Cathy Williams, Deputy CEO & Karen Bolland, Assessment & Data Manager
  • Friday 15 October 2021 - Trust News New Funding Awarded from Trust Capacity Fund
  • Tuesday 5 October 2021 - Trust News Whytemead Primary School joins Schoolsworks
  • Friday 17 September 2021 - Trust News Welcome from Chris Seaton, CEO
  • Tuesday 14 September 2021 - School News Trust Wide Summer Reading Challenge This summer we encouraged all of our schools to take part in a summer reading challenge, to ensure our pupils kept reading over the six week break. Hundreds of our primary children took part, reading and quizzing using the Accelerated Reader scheme, with over 450 quizzes taken and one child completing 12 books and 766,244 words!
  • Thursday 9 September 2021 - Blog A New Approach To Phonics Intervention The past 18 months has created a huge disruption for many children. But how has it impacted the very youngest learners? Marie Smailes, Head of School at Rustington Community Primary, explains how her work to create a new phonics programme has helped support the children who were getting to grips with the foundations for learning.
  • Tuesday 20 July 2021 - Blog Thoughts from an English Lead Joe Neale, English Lead across the Trust, shares his thoughts on the focus on English during a very different year.
  • Wednesday 12 May 2021 - Blog Any Second Thoughts on Secondment? Schoolsworks runs a secondment programme across the Trust enabling our teachers to get an insight into different schools, roles and experiences. Helen Wattam, Assistant Head at Medmerry Primary School, and currently working in the same role at River Beach Primary School, shares her thoughts on two years of secondment across two different schools.
  • Friday 30 April 2021 - Blog The Heart of the Community Although not a new concept, this past year has highlighted the range of initiatives which schools take part in to support the social needs of their communities. These extra efforts show how important our schools are to the wellbeing of young people, their families and wider society. And how each one sits at the very heart of their community.
  • Monday 22 March 2021 - Blog Putting Early Years First
  • Tuesday 16 February 2021 - Blog Building Back Better
  • Friday 29 January 2021 - Trust News Rustington Primary School Launches Laptop Campaign Rustington Community Primary School, one of our family of schools on the south coast, has launched a community campaign to ask local people to donate laptops to support pupil’s learning. Rustington educates 600 children and hopes local people and businesses can help support children’s learning by using the school as a base for recycling any old or unused laptops.
  • Wednesday 13 January 2021 - Blog Remote Learning
  • Monday 14 December 2020 - Blog Playing Catch Up
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