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ARK Poets SLAM the Roundhouse

28/07/2014

Students from several ARK schools were given the chance to bring their words to life recently as part of the network’s first-...

ARK pupils take up the Strive Challenge

25/07/2014

Last week three ARK academies hosted a team from the Virgin Strive Challenge...

Sutton Trust research shows ARK Schools delivering for disadvantaged pupils

24/07/2014

In a new study, the ARK Schools network has been praised for raising standards for pupils from lower income backgrounds....

Students take to the floor showcasing their debating skills

24/07/2014

Students from across the ARK network have been arguing their way to success in the annual ARK Schools Debating Championships...

ARK diplomats combat 21st century security threats

23/07/2014

On 14 July, students from eight ARK schools participated in a Model United Nations (MUN) session held at...

Prime Minister visits Walworth Academy for first ever Girl Summit

22/07/2014

UK Prime Minister David Cameron joined a host of other dignitaries for the first ever...

From “Thrift Shop” to Beethoven; ARK pupils raise the roof at the Barbican

22/07/2014

Young musicians from across the ARK Schools network joined together to sing and perform in a concert held at the prestigious...

Helenswood Academy opera featured on BBC

10/07/2014

ARK’s Helenswood Academy has put together their own opera production, in...

Principal of ARK’s Walworth Academy awarded OBE

08/07/2014

Yvonne Powell, Principal of Walworth Academy, was recently recognised in the Queen’s...

ARK Atwood and Mathematics Mastery triumph in TES Awards

08/07/2014

A primary school’s pioneering work with maths teaching has won a special award at the annual...

ARK Schools to create over 1,800 new places for local children in Croydon

03/07/2014

ARK Schools has had its applications to create two brand new free schools in Croydon approved by the Department for Education...

Steel pans provide a drum roll for 1st year celebrations at ARK Swift Primary Academy

02/07/2014

On 20 June, pupils and teachers welcomed guests and parents to ARK Swift Primary Academy...

ARK Schools use Empiribox to enhance science learning in academies

30/06/2014

Fifteen ARK academies have signed up to use Empiribox, a new science teaching and...

Burlington Danes Academy students at Downing Street

26/06/2014

Students from ARK's Burlington Danes Academy were treated to a tour of Downing...

Uncommon Schools leader: “Building a good school is all about the first day”

18/06/2014

Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, Managing Director of Uncommon Schools Newark  had a...

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