Laurus Trust libraries launch Book Awards

Laurus Trust libraries launch Book Awards

At the Laurus Trust reading is a key priority. We value the huge impact that regular reading can make to students’ progress in all subjects across the curriculum; our goal is to immerse students in a reading culture that creates and develops impassioned young readers....
Apertura opens doors for high achievers

Apertura opens doors for high achievers

The Laurus Trust is proud to introduce the Apertura programme to support high-achieving students in further developing their academic potential. The name Apertura is taken from the Latin for ‘opportunities about to open’ and the programme was launched at the trust’s...
Online resources for Year 11s 

Online resources for Year 11s 

Secondary schools across the Laurus Trust have put together some online resources to help Year 11 students with their preparations for post-16 education. Due to the ongoing challenges posed by the pandemic, taster sessions have been unable to go ahead in the usual way...
Laurus Trust launches alumni group for former students

Laurus Trust launches alumni group for former students

Our Laurus Trust community is growing year on year. All our schools, new and existing, are over-subscribed and now we have launched a new alumni association. Our aim is to help maintain those important connections created as young people as well as welcoming former...
Laurus Trust praised in Parliamentary Oracy report

Laurus Trust praised in Parliamentary Oracy report

THE Laurus Trust has been highlighted to MPs as a positive example of the benefits of teaching oracy in schools. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Oracy has been advocating the importance of developing children’s oral communication skills – gathering...
Fundraising for Cerys 

Fundraising for Cerys 

Staff and students right across the Laurus Trust are pulling together to support one of our students, who is currently in need of treatment for a heart condition. Cerys, who attends Laurus Cheadle Hulme, suffers from severe stroke-like symptoms caused by a hole in her...
A thank you to Paul Dickov

A thank you to Paul Dickov

We would like to thank Paul for his valuable support in promoting our new schools across the Greater Manchester region, as well as mentoring our high performance athletes. Many of our students have benefitted from experiences and events facilitated by Paul, and have...
Oli the Choc’s Easter Workshop

Oli the Choc’s Easter Workshop

It’s that time of year when we all like to indulge in our favourite chocolate so why not turn your kitchen into your very own chocolate factory for some Easter holiday fun?   Renowned master chocolatier Oliver Dunn has filmed an online demonstration exclusively...
Laurus Trust ARC event promotes classroom innovation

Laurus Trust ARC event promotes classroom innovation

Staff at the Laurus Trust came together this week to celebrate the professional learning that has been taking place amongst colleagues throughout the year. The Uber ARC (Action, Research, Communities) is an annual event held by the Laurus Trust to provide its teaching...