About Us

Welcome To Holt Heath Teaching Alliance

Our teaching school is led by two outstanding schools, St. Ives Primary & Nursery School and Three Legged Cross First & Nursery School.


Our Vision

Holt Heath Teaching Alliance is committed to the establishment of a high quality self-improving system.  We aim to be an outstanding learning community achieving first class provision and outcomes in all school life. 


We work to engender a love of learning and a passion for excellence in all areas of school life.  We will endeavour to develop a culture of high aspiration and clear lines of accountability, underpinned by strong, tailored school improvement and management systems within a professional learning environment.   

The Heath Academy Trust

The Heath Academy Trust consists of six primary and first schools providing inspiring education for pupils from 2 to 11 years in East Dorset. Alongside the teaching school, the Trust ensures excellent learning outcomes for our pupils within a framework of strong collaboration and robust school to school support.

Lead Schools
Mrs Laura Crossley - Headteacher

St. Ives Primary & Nursery School

Sandy Lane

St. Ives



BH24 2LE


Tel:  01425 475478



Mrs Justine Horn – Headteacher

Three Legged Cross First & Nursery School 

Church Road

Three Legged Cross



BH21 6RF


Tel:  01202 822460