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...
Careers Week Round Up

Careers Week Round Up

Last week saw the first ever virtual National Careers Week and although students were accessing the information remotely, we can safely say it was incredibly successful for Laurus Trust schools. Students logged on from home to attend the national virtual careers fair...
Laurus Trust optimistic for the future

Laurus Trust optimistic for the future

The Laurus Trust’s vision is simple; to level the playing field for all children and young people and to provide them with the opportunity, regardless of background or circumstance, to thrive and succeed.   The work of staff here has continued unabated throughout...
Laurus Trust CEO Linda Magrath awarded OBE

Laurus Trust CEO Linda Magrath awarded OBE

The Laurus Trust is delighted to announce that our CEO, Linda Magrath, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. The OBE has been awarded for services to education in recognition of Linda’s contribution to...