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JTMAT Update – 21st June 2017
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Building work at Tatenhill continues at pace!

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John Taylor MAT successful in free school bid
The Department for Education has announced this morning that John Taylor MAT has been successful in its application to run the new free school being constructed in Tatenhill. Opening in September 2018, the school will serve 11-18 year-olds in the locality, particularly the new housing developments in and around Branston Locks.
The £30 million construction, the first secondary school to be built in Staffordshire for almost twenty years, was one of 131 new free schools announced in this latest wave of applications. It is amongst one of the largest approved and, once at full capacity, will have approximately 1600 students on its roll.

John Taylor Multi-Academy Trust – Free School Update
You will be pleased to note that John Taylor Multi-Academy Trust has had its application to lead the proposed secondary free school in Tatenhill selected for interview. This is the next stage in the process. Please see the link to the article in the Burton Mail (Tuesday 3rd January) in which this news is presented.

John Taylor High School – December 2016 Newsletter 
Welcome to the December copy of “JT News” – the final edition of 2016. Looking back over the last twelve months, it has been another amazing year for our school community, and some of our more recent adventures and achievements are detailed herein.

Kingsmead School – December 2016 Newsletter 
We have had a busy and productive term in school. Having worked hard, the students and staff will be ready for the opportunity to recharge their batteries. I would like to wish you a
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Thomas Russell Infants School – November 2016 Newsletter
Welcome back after the half-term break!

Kingsmead School – October 2016 Newsletter
It has been good to welcome our students back after their summer break. The start to term has gone well with our new Year 7 students settling quickly and making a really good impression in the first few weeks.

John Taylor Multi-Academy Trust School School Update
You may be aware through the local media that John Taylor Multi-Academy Trust has submitted its application to the Department for Education to manage the proposed new school situated near Tatenhill.  A copy of the news story as featured in the Burton Mail

Many thanks for your interest in our proposals, and we look forward to providing you with further updates as and when we are able.

John Taylor High School – Post 16 Open Evening 2016
You are warmly invited to an open evening on Thursday 13th October 2016 between 6:30pm and 9:00pm

John Taylor High School – Open Evening 2016
You are warmly invited to an open evening on Thursday 20th October 2016 between 6:30pm and 9:00pm

Kingsmead School – Year 7 – Celebration Evening
Mr Truby, Transition Leader said: “I’ve been blown away by the fantastic start Year 7 students have made at Kingsmead. They have made an outstanding first impression and have already begun their journey to becoming the best they can be.”

John Taylor High School – Post 16 Examination Results 2016  
Students in Year 13 at John Taylor High School in Barton-under-Needwood are celebrating a superb set of A Level and BTEC results, with over 57% of grades being achieved at A*, A or B or equivalent. Average points score per student and average points score per entry were both similar to the record-breaking scores achieved in the last two years.

John Taylor High School – Examination Results 2016 
Year 11 pupils were today celebrating after receiving excellent results in their GCSE and BTEC courses. Over 78% of John Taylor pupils gained A* – C grades at GCSE in English and in GCSE Maths, with 71% of students achieving A*-C in both. This represents a continuation of the school’s high performance, with progress – an increasingly important measure of performance for all schools – remaining very strong, showing John Taylor adding significant value to students – boys and girls, and of differing abilities.

Kingsmead School – Post 16 Examination Results 2016 
Kingsmead are pleased to announce its best A level results ever with an impressive 100% pass rate. Students achieving the highest grade of A*-A (and equivalent) is an outstanding 35%.

Kingsmead School – Examination Results 2016 
Kingsmead School are pleased to announce excellent GCSE results in its first year as a partner academy in The John Taylor MAT.