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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Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

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Valley Road Academy

Autumn 19 Gallery and Work

Travelling by Tuba

Year 3 took part in workshops run by Travelling by Tuba. They had great fun learning about different musical instruments and the noises they can make.

Each child had the opportunity to play an instrument and accompany a piece of music. 

We had a great time. 

Broom House Farm

The Sir Tom Cowie Foundation has funded trips for Year 3 children to visit the farm and learn all about farm life. 

We went on our first visit of the year. While there we got to meet some of the animals, and learnt  special facts about them. 

Not only did we meet the animals, we went to explore different crops and plants that Farmer Mark crows on his farm. 

In the afternoon, we also went on an adventure trail in the woods.

We had a great time and cannot wait until our next visit when hopefully there will be some lambs.