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The purpose of the Discovery Alliance is to facilitate a closer working relationship between six Academies for the benefit of the pupils and families we serve.

The Alliance consists of five Primary Academies and one Secondary Academy in Middlesbrough:

The Discovery Alliance is known as an ‘Umbrella Trust’, which the DfE has described as:

"...a ground breaking model of school to school support and collaboration with the interests of all children at its heart."

There will be shared working in each of the following areas:

  • Attendance strategies
  • Discipline and behaviour strategies
  • Standards and expectations in English and mathematics
  • Literacy development and improvement
  • Numeracy development and improvement
  • Effective engagement and support for the most disadvantaged students and their families
  • Engagement with all students and their parents
  • Years 6 to 7 transition arrangements
  • Cross-phase SEN provision
  • Cross-phase Gifted and Talented provision
  • Cross-phase activities and events

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After opening in 2005, Trinity Academy became the most improved school in England, and was named as the “most improved school in Yorkshire” for three consecutive years.
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Emmanuel College was founded in 1990 as Tyneside’s City Technology College (CTC) and opened with just 150 Year 7 students. Emmanuel now educates over 1,300 students across the 11 to 19 age range.
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Trinity Academy opened in September 2005 and replaced Thorne Grammar School as it celebrated its 75th Anniversary.
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The King’s Academy welcomes four times the average proportion of students with special needs, and its provision for these young people has been described as “exemplary” and “outstanding”.
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Examination results last year placed Bede Academy in the top 8% of state-funded schools in England for Progress 8 and for progress in mathematics.
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The King's Academy, a specialist business and enterprise Academy in Coulby Newham, South Middlesbrough, opened as an 11-19 school of 1200 students in September 2003.
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In its first decade, The King’s Academy was placed among the top 10% of schools in England for added value and became the “most improved school in the North East”.
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To celebrate its 25th anniversary Emmanuel College raised £45,000 to build a primary school in Tembisa township, South Africa.
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Emmanuel College students’ academic results place the College amongst the highest ranked schools in England for both progress and attainment.
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Trinity Academy in Thorne was described as “a beacon of hope” by Lord Andrew Adonis, Education Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair, in 2007.
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The King’s Academy, Middlesbrough, marked its tenth anniversary with its best results to date and a £1.2m investment in Sixth Form and Performing Arts facilities.
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In the five Ofsted inspections over the course of its history, Emmanuel has maintained an unbroken record of Ofsted “Outstanding”.
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The Emmanuel Schools Foundation has been involved in education since 1989.
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Named after an eighth-century monk and scholar from Northumbria, Bede Academy, Blyth, opened in 2009 as one of the first “all-through” Academies in England, educating students from age 3 to 19.