Ipswich Academy, Paradigm Trust | 18/06/2018

Assistant Principal, Abbie Thorrington, featured in East Anglia Daily Times

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Ipswich Academy, Murrayfield Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Piper's Vale Primary Academy | 05/06/2018

Ipswich Star news story

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Paradigm Trust eyes Ipswich Academy, Piper’s Vale and Murrayfield school as destinations of choice

Culloden Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust | 17/05/2018

Assistant Principal for Culloden Primary Academy’s Deaf Support Base – closing date Monday 4th June at 9am

Culloden Primary Academy is seeking an energetic and innovative individual to join the leadership team and lead the Deaf Support Base within the academy.

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To receive a recruitment pack please email hr@paradigmtrust.org.

Culloden Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust | 16/05/2018

Culloden pupils visit the Tate Modern

On Tuesday 24th April 2018, 26 pupils from Y3, Y4 and Y5 classes at Culloden Primary visited the Tate Modern to take part in the ASSEMBLY yearly event. All pupils and adults enjoyed looking at various pieces of art from different contemporary artists. One of the activities involved building structures using foam materials. We are very proud to announce that two of our Y5 pupils, Maya and Bushra, were filmed and interviewed to give their opinions about art in the cities.

Ipswich Academy, Murrayfield Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Piper's Vale Primary Academy | 12/04/2018

Vacancy for Accounts Payable Clerks – closing date Monday 23rd April at 1pm

Due to the relocation of our finance function, Paradigm Trust is looking to build an Accounts Payable team responsible for all aspects of end to end Accounts Payable. We are seeking to appoint a number of Accounts Payable Clerks to be based at Ipswich Academy.

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Ipswich Academy, Murrayfield Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Piper's Vale Primary Academy | 08/03/2018

Teacher Training Opportunities – Open Evening (Drop in)

We are holding an open evening on a drop in basis for people interested in teacher training opportunities in our Ipswich academies on March 22nd (6.30 – 8.00pm) at Ipswich Academy. Please come along to find out more about the opportunities we offer.

 

Culloden Primary Academy, Ipswich Academy, Murrayfield Primary Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust, Piper's Vale Primary Academy, Solebay Primary Academy | 05/03/2018

Paradigm Trust appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Paradigm Trust today announced the appointment of Bill Holledge as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Trust. Bill has been Chief Operating Officer and acting CEO for the last nine months.

David Willis, Chairman of the Board, said, “The Trust has undertaken a thorough search for our new Chief Executive, and we are delighted to be appointing Bill to the role. In a field of strong candidates, his vision for the future of the Trust and how we should get there was a compelling proposition. This, combined with the contribution that he has made while in the interim role, made him the unanimous choice for the position.”

Bill Holledge commented “I am delighted to have been asked to take on the CEO role on a permanent basis. I am a passionate advocate of Paradigm Trust’s vision of giving children the educational opportunities they deserve, and a firm believer that the key to improving standards is great teaching. Everything we do is about improving outcomes for our students and I am very much looking forward to working with students, staff, parents/carers and our local communities to continue doing just that.”

Media enquiries

 For further enquiries, please contact the Paradigm Trust media team on 020 7618 9194, or email paradigmtrust@luther.co.uk.

Paradigm Trust | 01/02/2018

David Willis

Director and Chair of the Board of Directors

David joined the board of directors of Paradigm Trust in January 2014 and became the chair in July 2016. He is a member of the operations and finance committee and is the trust’s link director for Old Ford Primary Academy.

David is a solicitor and, prior to his retirement, he was the joint CEO at international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was a member of the board and co-chaired the executive committee concentrating on the implementation of the firm’s strategy.

Prior to becoming managing partner of Herbert Smith in April 2008, he held a number of senior management positions, including leading Herbert Smith’s Asia operations (1997–2001) and Herbert Smith’s financial institutions group.

David joined Herbert Smith in 1981 and became a partner in 1989. Before working in Hong Kong, he advised on a series of major privatisations in the United Kingdom, including in the electricity and coal sectors. He also advised the UK government on the restructuring of British Nuclear Fuels plc and the establishment of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

David is also a member of the council at Queen Mary University of London and chair of its audit and risk committee; a member of the board of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and chair of its finance and audit committee; and a vice-chair of the board of trustees of United Response, a learning disabilities charity, and chair of its finance and resources committee.

David was first appointed as a director by the members on 15 January 2014 for a four year term. He has since been re-appointed for a further four years. Under Paradigm Trust’s Articles of Association, David is a member of the Trust while he is the chair of the board of directors.

Ipswich Academy, Paradigm Trust | 26/01/2018

Dedication of Ipswich Academy pupil praised by parents on Young Carers Awareness Day 2018

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Culloden Primary Academy, Paradigm Trust | 19/01/2018

Mercers’ visit to Culloden Primary Academy

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Last updated January 19, 2018