Matt Dickinson launches creative writing competition

Matt Dickinson launches creative writing competition

This week saw the launch of the Matt Dickinson Laurus Trust Creative Writing Competition. Matt, the Trust’s award-winning writer in residence, announced that the challenge for students across the Trust’s schools would be on the theme of walls. Matt said:...
Gorsey Bank in the top 4% of country’s primary schools

Gorsey Bank in the top 4% of country’s primary schools

Gorsey Bank Primary School in Wilmslow is one of the best state primaries in the country, figures from the Department for Education published this week reveal. The Laurus Trust’s founder primary school is in the top 4% of schools nationally based on this year’s...
Author Matt Dickinson becomes Laurus Trust writer in residence

Author Matt Dickinson becomes Laurus Trust writer in residence

Award-winning author, explorer and film-maker Matt Dickinson has become writer in residence at the Laurus Trust. He will be spending a week each term working with students at Trust schools Cheadle Hulme High School, Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Laurus Ryecroft and Gorsey...
CHHS win the MEN School of the Year award 2018!

CHHS win the MEN School of the Year award 2018!

We are delighted that our lead school, Cheadle Hulme High School has been crowned Secondary School of the Year 2018 at the Manchester Evening News School Awards.  This is a huge testament to the hard work by all our students, their families and of course our wonderful...
CHHS named best state secondary in Stockport yet again

CHHS named best state secondary in Stockport yet again

The Manchester Evening News’ 2018 Real Schools Guide has again named Cheadle Hulme High School as the best state-funded secondary in the whole of Stockport. The MEN guide, published this week, uses a combination of data about schools across Greater Manchester to form...
CHHS shortlisted in MEN Schools Awards

CHHS shortlisted in MEN Schools Awards

We are delighted and proud to be shortlisted in TWO categories of the 2018 Manchester Evening News Schools Awards. Cheadle Hulme High School is in the running to be named Secondary School of the Year and trainee teacher Emma Marshall, who specialises in German, is in...
Stand out schools for Science and Engineering

Stand out schools for Science and Engineering

We recently appeared in the Good Schools Guide for our outstanding Science provision and really bringing the subject to life. ‘We only do practical work if we think it contributes to the learning,’ is not a phrase you’d expect to hear from a school that promises to...
Free schools update

Free schools update

Happy New Year from everyone at the Laurus Trust!  2018 is going to be a very special year for our schools and all of our students.   We are delighted to announce the signing of the funding agreements for our 3 new free schools opening in September 2018.  These are...
Altius Alliance judged Outstanding in all areas

Altius Alliance judged Outstanding in all areas

We are delighted to announce that following the recent inspection, our Altius Alliance teacher training provider, based at Cheadle Hulme High School in South Manchester, has just been graded Outstanding in all areas by OFSTED. In addition to this the Alliance will...
Information events on our new school in Didsbury

Information events on our new school in Didsbury

We are holding public information events in November for local stakeholders to find out about Didsbury High School, our proposed new 11-18 free school opening in September 2019.  We welcome your views and feedback in order to create the best school possible.  Events...