IRIS Learning Trust was formed in June 2018 and is based in the North East of England. We are proud to serve our communities and aim to offer outstanding educational provision.
The Trust believes that to be successful and promote a culture of excellence and aspiration, we need to place improving te lives and outcomes of children at the heart of everything we do.


create a culture of high expectation and commitment to success


through our daily work secure excellent academies for our local communities

grow and learn together

work with children and families to create great places of learning for all

IRIS Learning Trust

Corporation Road




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Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

0191 553 7750

Valley Road Academy

Summer Term 2017


In Year 2 our topic for Summer 2017 is In the Garden, this can be viewed below:



Garden Creature Hunt

We went on a mini-beast hunt to the Wildlife Garden in our school to search for garden creatures. We had to look very carefully using a magnifying glass


Hot Seating Jack

We read the traditional tale ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and thought what it would feel like to be Jack and the Giant. We then sat in the hot seat and took the role of the Jack and answered questions our friends asked us. This was a lot of much fun!