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 the 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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Please contact Delivery Team on
0113 3200 750 if you have any queries.

Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

0191 5002999

Valley Road Academy

Our International Family


Welcome to Valley Road and our very big and international family. We have different backgrounds, religions, cultures, traditions, life experiences …Even we speak different languages! but all of us are Valley Road and we love it!



 ‘Beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people’


Polonia, India, Spain, Latvia, Bangladesh…. …We are proud of our diversity and we want to share it with all of you !


Let's locate on the map where we are from.


Do you know anybody else from other countries that you would like to share with us? Any friend? Any family member? Click the following link and join us!

Map Click here


If you like learning about other countries and cultures, why don’t you explore how to pronounce some words in different languages or listen to traditional music of the world by visiting the website below

Music Click here


Also our international eTwinning ambassadors can help you if needed!

If you want to talk to them about any song, music, tradition, recipe…from your country they are always happy to listen to you and together we will find the way to share it at school with your friends!


Here it´s a list of some challenges that you can share with us! 


You can bring your ideas to school and pass them to your class teachers,  Miss Rodríguez or upload them on the following padlet! You just need to follow the link, click the pink button and add any pictures, video or file!

Click for padlet


We are looking forward to hear from you! Where are we going next?

¡Hasta pronto! See you soon! :-)