The David Ross Education Trust

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Charles Read Academy

We seek to broaden the horizons of each and everyone of our students encouraging academic excellence and transferable life skills enabling all to become effective members of our 21st century society.

Isobel Crowned National Champion

Charles Read Academy student Isobel has won GOLD at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships in London! Isobel who is year 7 took on over 180 of the country’s most talented rowers in the Copper Box Arena at the Olympic Park where she claimed the national title and set a new personal best of 505 metres in 2 minutes. This comes after months of hard work, commitment and dedication to training at Charles Read where she attends rowing club every week.


Everyone at Charles Read Academy are delighted to hear this amazing news and are extremly proud of Isobel’s efforts and achievements.