Principal: Marianne Brand
Academy type: primary
Joined Trust: April 2015
DfE number: 938/2221
Ofsted grade: Outstanding (2018)
Blackthorns Community Primary Academy identifies and values the strengths of every pupil so they can achieve their potential and become lifelong learners. The academy has a published admissions number of 30 and capacity of 210 pupils, although there is currently an additional ‘bulge’ year group moving up through the academy. It also hosts a special facility for up to 8 children with additional learning needs and speech, language and communication difficulties.