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Thomas Middlecott Academy students visit The Old Bailey

As part of a trip organised by the Kalisher Trust, a group of four Thomas Middlecott Academy students recently visited the Central Criminal Court, otherwise known as the Old Bailey, in London. The day saw students from across the David Ross Education Trust learn more about the importance of the legal system in a democratic society…. Read more »


Malcolm Arnold Academy wins Kalisher Debating Finals

After months of practice, students from across the Trust’s secondary academies recently competed in the David Ross Education Trust Kalisher Debating Finals. Held at the Lakeside Theatre at the University of Nottingham, the event saw teams from each academy using their impressive persuasion skills in order to take the title. Representing their academies with pride, students… Read more »


Charles Read Academy excels in Kalisher Debating Finals

After months of practice, students from Charles Read Academy competed in the David Ross Education Trust’s Kalisher debating finals. Held at the Lakeside Theatre at the University of Nottingham, the event saw teams from across the Trust’s secondary academies competing to win the title. The eight-strong team from Charles Read Academy used their impressive persuasion skills… Read more »


Debating workshops at Thomas Middlecott Academy

Students in Year 8 and 9 at the Thomas Middlecott Academy School are currently taking part in debates against their peers from other David Ross Education Trust academies, as part of a programme set up by the Kalisher Trust. The Kalisher Trust is a legal charity that is working in partnership with DRET to help… Read more »


Skegness Grammar wins Kalisher Debating Competition

Students from across the David Ross Education Trust travelled to the University of Nottingham to take part in the Kalisher Trust Debating Finals. After months of workshops and preparation, Malcolm Arnold Academy, Skegness Grammar School, Havelock Academy, Charles Read Academy, Lodge Park Academy, Barnes Wallis Academy, Humberston Academy and King Edward VI Academy went head… Read more »


Debating workshops with the Kalisher Trust

Over 80 students from across the David Ross Education Trust’s (DRET) secondary academies have been learning the art of persuasion during educational workshops run by the Kalisher Trust. Working in partnership with DRET, the Kalisher Trust is a legal charity that not only provides students with a real insight into the legal profession, but also… Read more »


Academy schools debating competition

The last day of Term 1 saw Year 10 students honing their debating skills in front of an audience of sixth-formers. The Kalisher Trust has been sponsored by the David Ross Educational Trust to run a debating competition involving all the academies which will culminate in a Grand Final at The University of Nottingham in… Read more »