January 2024 has marked an exciting new chapter for Lakey Lane Primary School as they officially join Prince Albert Community Trust.
This collaboration promises a bright future for Lakey Lane, as they embark on a journey of educational excellence, community development and growth. Lakey Lane Primary School has a rich history of serving its local community having first opening in 1935. It now serves over 450 children and their families locally.
The integration into PACT brings with it a wealth of resources, expertise, and collaborative opportunities for Lakey Lane. This collaboration is expected to enrich the educational experience for both children and staff, bringing about positive developments that will benefit the entire school community.
On joining PACT, Head of School, Mr Boyd said "We are excited to embark on this new chapter with the Prince Albert Community Trust. This collaboration aligns with our vision for providing the best possible education for our students, and we look forward to the opportunities and growth it will bring to our whole school community".
PACT CEO Phillipa Sherlock -Lewis said “I am delighted to be welcoming to Lakey Lane as it joins the PACT community. I am highly enthusiastic about our future partnership and the mutual benefits it will deliver. It was a wonderful experience to engage with the staff during their January training day, and I eagerly await the opportunity to meet both their pupils and parents”.
Prince Albert Community Trust are delighted to welcome Phillipa Sherlock Lewis, who has served as Deputy CEO for several years as our new CEO. Phillipa's extensive career in education, coupled with her passion for community development, has made her an invaluable asset and the perfect successor.
Phillipa has dedicated over two decades to the field of education, holding various leadership positions across the City of Birmingham. Her experience and expertise have taken PACT from strength to strength since co-founding the Trust in 2015.
As Deputy CEO, Phillipa played a central role in defining the Trust's strategic course. Her visionary thinking, strong leadership, and commitment to fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture have earned her recognition among stakeholders and colleagues alike.
Beyond her responsibilities within the Trust, Phillipa actively participates in local educational networks, collaborating with other educational institutions to share best practices and drive innovation. She is an advocate for partnerships and consistently seeks opportunities to collaborate with community organisations and stakeholders to create impactful, sustainable initiatives that benefit students and their families.
As we embark on this new chapter at PACT, we are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead. We remain committed to providing the highest quality education to our students, and we look forward to continuing to work with our communities to achieve this shared vision.
On her appointment as CEO, Phillipa Sherlock Lewis said “I am truly honoured and excited to take on the role of CEO at PACT. It's a privilege to lead an organisation dedicated to high quality education and community development, and I look forward to continuing to work closely with our incredible team to make a positive impact on the lives of our students and their families”.