Family Hub Launch

Alpha Academies Trust are very excited to be part of the collaborative approach to the Bentilee family hub; It is a great opportunity to positively impact on the lives of the families within our community. The aim of the family hub is a co-ordinated approach between professionals and families that is both supportive and empowering.…

Introducing ‘Thrive at five’

What is the problem? Thrive at Five is a collective impact initiative, aiming to help children in disadvantaged communities achieve improvements in school readiness. Progress against this outcome is measured by the National Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) assessment of a child’s physical, social and emotional, and cognitive development at the end of the Reception…

Footwear Freedom Foodbank Appeal

Caring pupils showed plenty of ‘sole’ to help struggling families in their community. Youngsters at Bentilee’s Discovery Academy brought in donations for a local food bank in turn for being able to decide what footwear they wanted to put on. The initiative took place across two days and saw a raft of items which were…

The Discovery Academy Summer Fayre

On Saturday 1st July @ 11:30am The Discovery Academy will be opening it’s doors for it’s first Summer Fayre since the COVID lockdowns. The Academy is wanting to blow previous years events out of the park and put on a day to remember. It’s free to enter and they have a huge range of things…

King’s Birthday Honours 2023: Mark White CBE DL

Mark White, who was made an OBE in 2016 for his services to further education on Teesside is to be made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He served as chair of the Education Training Collective’s (Etc.) governing board for years before retiring from the role in 2022. He moved to Teesside…