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ARK Burlington Danes Primary
Friday 26th September 2014

ARK Burlington Danes Academy will expand with the opening of a new two-form entry primary school,

Kaddy Lee-Preston
Friday 26th September 2014

Local meteorologist and BBC South East weather presenter Kaddy Lee-Preston dropped in to meet students at Helenswood Academy.

Friday 26th September 2014

ARK has designed a brand new course for sixth formers aimed at closing the gap between school and the world of work.

Friday 26th September 2014

One of the first start-up schools set up by the ARK network has been recognised as the seventh best comprehensive in the country.

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Four schools in London, Hastings and Portsmouth have joined the ARK Schools network this week, bringing the total number of academies in the group up to 31. In addition, two existing ARK academies in north London are expanding to create primary and secondary schools.

Monday 1st September 2014

ARK Elvin Academy in Wembley has received a much-needed facelift before term starts in September. The academy, on Cecil Avenue, was previously Copland Community School before it joined the ARK family of academies this week and was renamed in honour of local First World War hero, Arthur Elvin. To aid this transition, the school is being given a fresh new look with the support of Brent Council, over 130 volunteers, and a generous paint donation from the Dulux Let’s Colour project.

Monday 1st September 2014

A new basketball academy has been launched at Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton by Luol Deng.
The DENG Academy is designed for young people to combine their studies with intensive training in the game. Students will have up to twenty hours of intensive basketball training per week.

Saturday 30th August 2014

 “One of the most truly inspiring and incredible experiences of my life.” Holly from Charter Academy, Portsmouth.
“35 days, 782 students from 45 countries, I can truly say this was the best experience of my life so far.” Ochuko, Globe Academy, London

Thursday 21st August 2014

Students at ARK Schools are celebrating a record set of GCSE results today.  The number of students getting 5 good GCSE passes (A*-C including English and maths) across the network is up from 54% to 57%.
 
Particular success stories this year include:
King Solomon Academy in Edgware Road secured their first GCSE results with 93% getting 5 A*-C grades including English and maths, making it one of the best schools in the country

Tuesday 19th August 2014

Students from ARK Kings Academy in Birmingham interviewed Malala Yousafzai as part of the BBC School Report project. Their interview was broadcast on BBC Breakfast this morning.
Sufyan and Makalia asked about her role models and the future of education, as well as how Malala manages to balance studying for her GCSEs with her commitments outside school.

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