Academy Information

Welcome to Larkswood Primary Academy

Larkswood Primary Academy converted to academy status in February 2015, when Larkswood Primary Academy was established as the founding member of the Lime Trust.

  • We share the same ambition: to work in partnership to make a positive difference to the lives and opportunities for children, young people and adults within our school and the global community
  • We secure excellent teaching through a secure understanding of how pupils learn and of the core features of successful classroom practice and curriculum design, leading to rich curriculum opportunities and pupils’ wellbeing
  • We are committed to providing excellence and equality of opportunity with an emphasis on outstanding learning through quality first teaching
  • We complement and enhance learning, by providing exciting and inspiring extra curricular opportunities, which enrich life chances
  • We sustain improvement by talent spotting and championing development opportunities for all
  • We manage our resources effectively to ensure children receive the very best provision
  • We have the greatest respect for future technology, embracing all it can do to enhance the learning process

Lime Trust

The Department for Education has recognised the Lime Trust as a high-quality not for profit organisation and endorsed its plans to support and link individual primary schools through a beneficial formal partnership.

Lime Trust has Multi Academy Trust (MAT) sponsor status, which ensure strong governance and a powerful commitment to improving joining schools. We look to work with schools in challenging urban circumstances serving disadvantaged, multi-ethnic communities.

The Trust is committed to:

  • Putting children first – a moral purpose to place pupils’ learning and wellbeing at the centre of all that we do
  • Setting the standard – for all pupils, all staff, all parents and allstakeholders
  • Capacity rich schools

Lime Trust is a not-for-profit organisation, registered as a charity.

To find our more about our work and established partnerships visit our website:

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