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Independent Primary Academy Group

Woodside is an independent academy but part of Thurrock's independent Primary Academy Group (iPAG). The group includes seven independent primary academies in Thurrock and provides similar opportunities for collaboration, joint procurement and sharing of good practice to those available to schools in Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) but without the top-slicing of school budgets which can divert funding away from resources for children in schools. The group's schools were all able to become independent academies in the first place because they were recognized as successful schools and have continued to be high performing organizations.