Collaborative Teach Meet (6/11/2019) - WELCOME TO THE DUNHAM TRUST COLLABORATIVE TEACH MEET – ACRE HALL PRIMARY SCHOOL JULY 3RD , 2019 4.30PM – 6.15PM – It gives us great pleasure to welcome staff across the Trust to our Summer Teach Meet at Acre Hall, supported by The Dunham Trust schools. The theme of the […]
Lime Tree artwork exhibited on university campus (3/12/2019) - Lime Tree have yet again exhibited their fantastic Art work at MMU. The work displayed is from Reception all the way up to Year 6 and covers a range of artists, mixed media’s and artistic styles. All the children contributed to the collection and can be viewed at the The […]
This term’s Twitter highlights! (3/11/2019) - Lime Tree’s 6T caught the eyes of Virgin Trains and Stagecoach with their ticket desks.  Acre Hall spent time with the incredible textile artist Alice Kettle at Whitworth Art Gallery. Barton Clough received wonderful letter of support from Kate Green MP. Elmridge win Football tournament at Manchester United Foundation.   Although […]
New outdoor classroom arrives at Acre Hall (3/11/2019) - Acre Hall has huge outdoor spaces and to make the most of the environment an outdoor classroom and sculpture park is being developed.  Acre Hall was fortunate to receive a grant from The Big Lottery Fund to provide opportunities for developing the arts at Acre Hall. A comprehensive plan to […]
World Book Day 2019 (3/7/2019) - Our Trust schools had a fantastic time celebrating World Book Day 2019, with some fantastic fancy dress, bed-time stories and attire and amazing literary-inspired activities.   Class 6 at Barton Clough even caught the eye of the i Newspaper for their bedtime outfits. Read the article here.  See the activities from […]
Barton Clough host ‘Love in the Community’ coffee morning (3/4/2019) - On Tuesday 5th February Barton Clough’s Nursery and Reception classes welcomed residents from Lostock Court Sheltered accommodation. They called it our ‘Love in the Community’ coffee morning. The event was part of EYFS’s ‘People Who Help Us’ topic and the children had thought about who they would like to help […]
Goodbye and thank you to our Artist in Residence (2/28/2019) - Children and staff  were very sad to say goodbye to our inspirational Artist in Residence, DD Dewar this term. DD is leaving the area to spend time with family. She got in touch with us to say: “Thank you so much for your email – it means the world, alongside […]
Celebrating one year with Barton Clough (2/28/2019) - It’s been one year since we began our journey with The Dunham Trust. Here, you can read some of the highlights from the past year.  We look forward to another year ahead! Keep up-to-date on Twitter Barton Clough joined other Trust schools and launched their own class Twitter accounts, encouraging […]
Farewell to our CEO, Jo Appleyard (2/28/2019) - After a highly distinguished career of over 39 years in the teaching profession, The Trust’s CEO Jo Appleyard has made the decision to retire as CEO of The Dunham Trust on 30th April 2019. As the Headteacher of Elmridge Primary School, Jo has been responsible for the creation of The Dunham Trust and its growth as a multi-academy trust community […]
School-wide Sponsored Run at Elmridge (2/27/2019) - This year, moving on from achieving the Healthy School Award, we are continuing our focus on the physical and mental health of all of our School community. One aspect of this is participation in the Daily Mile and increased physical activity. To encourage this, the School wished to gift every […]

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