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




Your new design will be uploaded in:
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



Wednesday 1st April 2020

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Monday 30th March 2020

Friday 27th March 2020

Thursday 26th March 2020

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Tuesday 24th March 2020


Hello Year One,

We hope you are all keeping safe and well. We are missing you all already.

We have uploaded some phonics videos, that you might want to join in with.

Alongside your work from home pack, we will also be uploading a daily challenge for you to complete. You can upload your finished challenges onto FreeFlowInfo for us to see!

Here is today's daily challenge:

Don't forget Joe Wicks is doing a daily workout on his youtube channel for eveyone!


Mrs Burnicle and Miss Shannon


Video number 2 from Mrs Burnicle teaching Phonics


Video number 1 from Mrs Burnicle teaching Phonics