Hook Lane Primary School joins educational charity Maritime Academy Trust,

Teachers and pupils at a primary school are welcoming the new school year.

Hook Lane Primary School in Bexley has joined the Maritime Academy Trust, an educational charity.

Hook Lane is a mixed community school rated Good by Ofsted.

Maritime boss Nick Osborne said: “We are delighted that Maritime’s strengths are being recognised in the borough of Bexley, extending our reach beyond our founding boroughs of Greenwich and Medway.

“Hook Lane joins us with a range of strengths, including supporting children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, as it has a dedicated unit for children with ASD. We are all very much looking forward to working with staff and pupils in Hook Lane.”

Headteacher Natalie Cummings said: “After meeting Nick Osborne and members of staff at all levels across several of the Maritime Academy Trust schools, we believe the Maritime Academy Trust shares the same core values and ethos that we currently have here at Hook Lane – where our school motto is ‘Encouraging Fearless Learners’.

“Working with other schools will enable us to flourish and ensure our children receive a high quality learning experience as we learn from each other and share best practice.

Having a dedicated lead for Teaching and Learning across the whole trust is a brilliant idea as they can create links between schools as well as guide them in finding the best support.”



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