This page lists school groups and links to the group profiles.
We are a leading multi academy sponsor committed to transforming the learning opportunities and aspirations for our pupils, and the communities in which they live. A commitment that extends to our staff who are key to our success. We believe that every child matters and deserves a first class education. We believe everyone has hidden potential to be uncovered and nurtured. We are committed to playing our part in giving young people the education and opportunities they need to succeed in a changing world. Our family of 16 primary and secondary academies are based in the Midlands, East of England and South East.
Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) and London Academies Enterprise Trust (LAET) is a rapidly growing, nationwide, multi-academy sponsor. We aim to inspire young people to make their best better.
Ark is a network of high-achieving, non-selective schools and one of the country’s top-performing academy groups. We run 31 academies in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Hastings, educating around 17,400 pupils. Around 90% of our schools which have been inspected by Ofsted are rated as good or outstanding – compared to a national average of 80%. Our aim is to create outstanding schools that give every pupil, regardless of their background, the opportunity to go to university or pursue the career of their choice.
Avanti Schools Trust is a family of schools that share the ideals of educational excellence, character formation and spiritual insight. Our inclusive approach to spirituality means that students with or without a faith background are always welcome at all Avanti Schools. All schools in the Avanti Schools Trust prepare pupils for their respective life-journeys by promoting educational excellence, character formation and spiritual insight.
Bright Tribe Trust is bringing a new energy and approach to providing the best education for children.
We operate in the North and South West of England and Suffolk. Working together, from local offices in each area, we support the schools in our network to deliver the best possible education for our young people. We bring together expertise from the education field and the professionalism and influences of commercial partners, all under the leadership of Professor David Hopkins.
The Dulwich College International group (DCI) is one of the world’s fastest growing international school networks, leading the way in offering the highest quality independent education overseas.
E-ACT's mission is straightforward; to become the leading education provider developing and nurturing highly successful Academies and schools. With 13 Academies and a free school, E-ACT is expanding rapidly and welcomes interest and applications from quality candidates.
Focus schools endeavour to provide excellent education to children and young people from year 3 to year 13 in 37 locations across the UK. We have a non-selective intake and a whole school environment that nurtures and develops the true potential of every individual underpinned by a strong Christian ethos.
Everyone has the ability to learn, so the curriculum aims not only to maximise, but also increase this ability and meet the needs of all students regardless of where they currently are. It is designed to provide opportunity for unrestricted progress in all subject areas at all levels.
The GDST (Girls' Day School Trust) is the leading network of independent girls' schools in the UK. A charity that owns and runs 24 schools and two academies, it reinvests all its income in its schools.
GEMS Education is the world's largest private K-12 education provider, with international schools delivering British, American, International Baccalaureate, Asian and Arabic curriculums across the globe.
The Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust was founded in 2009 by Sir Barry Day, OBE, and currently has 27 primary, secondary and special school Academies across the East Midlands, educating over 16,000 pupils. Our ethos is to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation and/or educational underachievement. We are a ‘not for profit’ organisation. Any income we receive is spent for the benefit of our pupils. We have a central team that provides support and challenge for Education, Finance, Human Resources and Operations, allowing our Academies to focus on their staff and pupils.
Our pupils are at the heart of all we do. We exist to give them the best education possible; to keep them safe and to ensure their well-being; to provide opportunities so they can grow both academically and socially and to help them develop into independent, caring and purposeful citizens. We also want our employees to be highly skilled and motivated practitioners, supporting our pupils, their families and communities by delivering outstanding educational opportunities and outcomes. We offer all our employees first class CPD and provide significant pathways for internal promotion and professional growth.
The Harris Federation is a not-for-profit charity with almost 25 years’ experience of education in and around London. We have built our reputation on a family of Academies that, across the board, are setting standards of excellence and fulfilling high expectations. We are a successful, highly collaborative Academy group with 36 Academies as of September 2014, with a new primary Academy opening in September 2015.
Each year as we have grown, the expectations we have set ourselves have increased. More than three quarters of our inspected Secondary Academies have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and every Harris Academy inspected so far has been judged to be 'Good' or 'Outstanding'. Our Primary Academies, which are newer, significantly improved results between 2013 and 2014 with our Free School in Peckham becoming among the first in the country to be judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Innoventures Education was established in 2004 with the vision of bringing world-class education to Dubai. Our first and flagship school, Dubai International Academy, started in 2005 and within five years, it had become one of the premier international schools in Dubai.
The LEAF Academy Trust is a small family of academies based in Leeds and built on the values of Love, Enterprise, Aspiration and Faith. LEAF’s mission is to serve by providing the highest possible standard of education and support for personal development; we focus on excellence in all areas and challenge everyone to achieve their best. LEAF welcomes people of all faiths and none and actively celebrates diversity. We are looking for motivated, committed and exceptional professionals to join the Trust at this exciting time.
LSSAT are a family of nine academies based in the South of England who aim to provide an excellent education through the promotion and expectation of very high standards of achievement and behavior. With learning at the heart of everything we do, LSSAT aim to create high achieving academies which are seen locally as the heartbeat of their communities. .
Our rapid expansion and growing reputation for achieving success means that we are currently seeking aspirational and inspirational ‘Teaching Super-Heroes’ to help us provide the ‘outstanding’ education all our pupils – whatever their ability – deserve.
Nord Anglia Education is a leader in the provision of high quality, innovative education, training and guidance. We operate premium quality schools in Europe, the Middle East and Far East Asia.
Oasis Academies was set up to transform learning, lives and communities. As it continues to expand across the country, it pioneers new approaches based on a vision to achieve excellence in educational delivery.
Ormiston Academies Trust aims to create a network of inspirational and inclusive schools and academies who share the same values. Join a team that builds on the strengths of its schools and staff based on a clear vision.
Outwood Grange Academies Trust is a family of schools based in the North of England. It is recognised as one of the highest performing chains of schools and its ethos of ‘Students First’ is at the heart of everything it does. The Trust is currently made up of 11 successful primary and secondary schools stretching from the East Midlands to the North East of England, with a further 3 secondary schools due to join in 2014/15. The Trust is always seeking outstanding professionals, practitioners and leaders who are also driven by the desire to provide outstanding education for all children.
The Co-operative Academies Trust is a group of schools in Manchester, Leeds and Stoke-on-Trent, sponsored by the Co-operative Group a unique member-owned business with stores and branches across the UK whose commitment to education goes back over 170 years. We aim to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community. The focus of the Trust’s work is in supporting senior leaders, staff and governors in ensuring pupils and students receive the highest quality of teaching, allowing them to achieve the best possible outcomes in academic and personal development. We work to support our learners to reach and exceed expected standards of attainment, and to be agents of change in their wider community through co-operation.
TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 41 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. We believe it is important for Academies to retain and promote their individual identity and we endorse earned autonomy across the Trust. Our leaders focus on pupil progress and attainment, and regularly share knowledge, insight and experience.
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) is a non-profit making charitable trust that has successfully grown over the past few years to include a diverse range of academies in medway and Portsmouth. The lead academy is the Rochester Grammar School which is not only an outstanding school but has a rich history and inspiring reputation as one of the country’s leading state Grammar Schools. As TSAT has grown our ambition of what we expect to achieve has grown with us. Our sponsored academies are rapidly improving and we are now attracting a number of good schools which want to join our trust as they believe in our educational vision and see joining us as the best way to ensure their school becomes outstanding. From the outset we have been a cross phase academy trust and we now have an excellent knowledge and experience of education from pre-school to sixth form. Our success is due to our excellent understanding of thinking, learning and pedagogical research, our talented and highly dedicated staff, leaders and governors. We believe our greatest asset is our children and young people and we are proud of their many achievements and their personal growth. Our students develop into responsible, happy and confident young people. Through the high quality of education they receive and the support and care from school and home they will literally have the best life chances possible.
The TBAP Multi-Academy Trust is one of the first multi-academy trusts to focus entirely on alternative provision. Our vision is to create a network of outstanding alternative provision academies that deliver exemplary outcomes for some of the most challenging learners.
United Learning is a group of schools which aims to provide excellent education to children and young people across the country. We seek to improve the life chances of all the children and young people we serve and make it our mission to bring out the best in everyone - students, staff, parents and the wider community.
The Trust is dedicated to transforming the lives and futures of young people and the communities they serve. All Woodard academies embrace a Christian ethos whilst being open to all faiths and none.