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Wednesday 18th September 2013

The Ark Global Teaching Fellowship is a new professional exchange programme that gives up to 12 high-calibre employees from across the Ark education family, including Ark schools, the chance to work in Ark's international education programmes.

Wednesday 11th September 2013

Today marks the official launch of Frontline, a new social work training programme co-founded by ARK.
At a launch event hosted by social media network LinkedIn this morning, Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove, MP and Lord Adonis announced that from 30 September outstanding graduates will be able to apply for an exciting new career in children’s social work.

Wednesday 11th September 2013

As part of ARK’s University and Careers Success programme, Tolu was one of just six students to secure a summer school placement to Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, United States. This is his first of three blogs about his experience. Tolu graduated from ARK Kings Academy in Birmingham this August with seven GCSEs.
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Monday 2nd September 2013

ARK’s approach to teaching maths, Mathematics Mastery, has completed its first year and is already seeing excellent results. The programme aims to ensure all pupils fully understand mathematical concepts and has already been taught to more than 2,000 children in 30 primary schools.

Thursday 22nd August 2013

ARK Schools today reported the network’s seventh GCSE results for the eight ARK academies which have GCSE students. Across the network, 58% of pupils achieved five A*-C grades including English and mathematics, with attainment in both mathematics and English outperforming national attainment. Across the network:

Thursday 22nd August 2013

As students across the country find out their GCSE results, we celebrate the success of some of ARK's students.

'We're pushed to try more, achieve more, believe more.'

Thursday 15th August 2013

ARK Schools has reported a third set of A level results for the three schools that now have year 13 students: Burlington Danes Academy, Walworth Academy and ARK Putney Academy. Across the three schools 186 students sat 555 A level and equivalent exams achieving a 98% pass rate overall – in line with national attainment for 2013.

Friday 26th July 2013

ARK Atwood Primary Academy in North Westminster has been graded outstanding in every category by Ofsted, the second of ARK’s 2011 primary openings to be rated outstanding in recent weeks.
The two-form entry primary academy opened in September 2011 just off the Harrow Road and is now over-subscribed. Reflecting the diverse local population, pupils have links with 26 countries, many speaking English as a second language. An above average proportion of children are eligible for pupil premium.

Tuesday 23rd July 2013

ARK Conway Primary School in Hammersmith has received a letter of congratulations from the Prime Minister on having been graded outstanding in every category by Ofsted, the first Free School to secure the highest rating from Her Majesty’s Inspectors.
The letter reads: “To all the staff and pupils at ARK Conway. Many congratulations on being the first free school to get an outstanding from Ofsted. This is a superb achievement and one you can all be proud of. Best wishes, David Cameron.”

Monday 22nd July 2013

On 3 July, we staged our biggest Music Gala yet at the Barbican in London, featuring more than 500 students from 18 schools.
Our annual Music Gala is a highlight in our schools' calendar: a celebration of music from across the network, it's an opportunity for students of all ages and abilities to perform on stage in front of a select audience of parents, teachers and invited guests. 
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