George Betts Primary Academy

The Federation of George Betts and Shireland Hall Primary Schools George Betts and Shireland Hall Primary Schools were federated in November 2011 and now work together to provide the best opportunities possible for the children and families that they serve in Smethwick, West Midlands.Our Academy partner is the Elliot Foundation. Together we are committed to working with children, families and the local community to provide an enriched Learning for Life curriculum to prepare our children for their future.

Executive Head Teacher, Travis Latham joined Shireland Hall as Head Teacher in January 2006 and has overseen strong school improvement, developing expertise in the teaching of children with EAL combined with a commitment to engaging families in all areas of school life. George Betts Primary now takes a similar but distinctive approach to its learning community where children and families are put at the center of its work. Allan Shephard, Principal at George Betts has a proven track record at LA level in improving outcomes for children in Mathematics. George Betts is a caring, disciplined and happy environment. Pupils are provided with many opportunities to develop spiritually, socially, physically and intellectually in order to ensure that we are all ‘Learning for Life’

George Betts continues to go from strength to strength. George Betts is in the top 3% of all schools in the country for pupil progress and have won a local award in the Key Stage 2 category of the ‘Pupil Premium Awards 2016’. George Betts has been awarded the SSAT (schools, students & teachers network) National Award for children’s progress.

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