Thursday, 5 July 2018


DRF is very proud to launch the new theatre designed by Stirling prize winning architects Witherford Watson Mann. “The transformation of Nevill Holt Opera in Leicestershire brings a touch of Glyndebourne to the Midlands and is a unique celebration of music, landscape and the English country house” 
William Cash

Thursday, 9 November 2017

The Bryan Adams Foundation

 A collaborative project with The Bryan Adams Foundation, The David Ross Foundation and Foster & Partners saw the redevelopment of the playground at Ashburnham Primary School in Chelsea.  This gives a wonderful all weather play surface and fantastic play equipment to this inner city school allowing outdoor adventures and learning all year round.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

David Ross Education Trust: A world-class education

The David Ross Education Trust is a network of unique and diverse academies, working with with 34 primary and secondary academies across the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the East of England and London.

As a leading multi-academy trust, we are committed to giving every student attending one of our schools a world-class education.

For more information please visit

Friday, 22 September 2017

David Ross Education Trust Summer Cup 2017

The David Ross Education Trust's Summer Cup 2017 was a festival of competitive sport attended by over 1,500 students and a host of elite athletes. This year's special guests included Sir Steve Redgrave, Colin Jackson CBE, RCrista Cullen MBE, Goldie Sayers, and Joe Roebuck to name a few.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

NPG Director Nicholas Cullinan with newly appointed Chair David Ross

DRF is delighted to announce that David Ross has become the new Chair of the Board of Trustees at the National Portrait Gallery.
Dr Nicholas Cullinan said : “ David’s passion and commitment to the arts and keen interest in education and inspiring the young will prove invaluable as we embark on our ambitious plans to reach out to new audiences across the UK.”
DRF supports a number of organisations and projects across a range of artistic fields and is an ardent supporter of providing greater access to the arts for all.

Monday, 21 August 2017

The David Ross Foundation has sponsored a studio at the LAMDA building in London


The David Ross Foundation has sponsored a studio at the LAMDA building in London – a new centre for world-leading drama training.  LAMDA deals in excellence, talent , passion and imagination and their schools programme is delighted to be working with The David Ross Education Trust helping students to explore the arts.

photo by Richard Hubert Smith