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    Joyce Frankland Academy joins Anglian Learning

    Posted On: 01/01/20


    Anglian Learning are delighted to announce that Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport has joined their Trust.

    The move which expands Anglian Learning to be a Trust of five secondary schools, three primary schools and two sixth forms within Cambridgeshire and Essex was finalised on 1 January 2020.

    Jonathan Culpin, CEO


    Jonathan Culpin, Anglian Learning’s CEO said “We have been working closely with Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport over the last few months, and their Governors, Staff, and parents are all very positive about becoming a part of our Trust. 

    “JFAN’s core aims and values are aligned with our own and those of our academies.  The support and collaboration that being a part of Anglian Learning will bring to the school will be of an enormous value to Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport and also to our Trust schools.

    Jonathan added “We look forward to supporting the school to develop an even stronger leadership team and to share the very best practice in teaching and curriculum, ensuring excellent educational outcomes and experiences for JFAN’s pupils.”

    Duncan Roberts, Principal

    Duncan Roberts, Principal, Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport said” Joining Anglian Learning will benefit our entire Academy community. 

    “We look forward to working in partnership with the Trust central team and their academies, and welcome their leadership, sharing of expertise, and the provision of professional development and enhanced opportunities for our staff and young people.” 

    JFAN Pupils

    JFAN is an academy based in Newport, Essex, founded with the vision of Dame Joyce Frankland ‘love I bear learning’ and this is set within JFAN’s values to ‘explore, fulfil and flourish’, recognising her wider vision for students, staff and all members of the community.  JFAN has approximately 900 students between the ages of 11 to 19. 

    Photographs show Duncan Roberts, Principal, JFAN with pupils; Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport pupils; Jonathan Culpin, CEO, Anglian Learning



    For further details please contact

    Sarah Golding

    Trust Marketing Manager

    Anglian Learning

    01223 340340


    Anglian Learning is a Cambridgeshire and Essex based multi-academy trust comprising Bassingbourn, Bottisham and Sawston Village Colleges, The Netherhall School and the Oakes College Cambridge, Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport, alongside Bottisham, Fen Ditton and Stapleford primary schools.