The Laurus Trust

Stockport, United Kingdom

Location: Stockport, United Kingdom

About The Laurus Trust

The Laurus Trust is a rapidly growing Multi-Academy Trust with Cheadle Hulme High School, the founder school, at its centre.

In the 2018 Progress 8 Headline measure CHHS came in the top 2% of schools nationally and also ranked as the 15th non-denominational comprehensive school nationwide in the annual Times Parent Power Survey for 2019. This year CHHS is ranked in the top ten most sought after schools in Greater Manchester. 66% of students achieved the gold standard of 9-5 in English and Mathematics. In 2018 the progress of our disadvantaged students was Progress 8 0.5, the national figure is -0.45. Our disadvantaged students make more progress than their non-disadvantaged peers nationally. 

This year the A-level results at CHHS were 50% A*/A, 77% of grades A*-B. Two thirds of our cohort went on to Russell Group universities.  

Gorsey Bank Primary School (GBPS) joined the Laurus Trust on October 1st 2016. GBPS is a high performing two form entry primary school. It is always oversubscribed with a reputation for hard work and success. Attainment at Gorsey is consistently strong: for the early years, phonics, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. The headline attainment at GBPS are all significantly above national throughout the early years, key stage one and key stage two.  

The Trust also has three new free schools which opened in 2018: Cheadle Hulme Primary School, Laurus Cheadle Hulme, an 11-16 High School, and Laurus Ryecroft, an 11-18 High School. All of these schools were oversubscribed for their first cohort in 2018. In addition, we have an 11-18 High School in Didsbury, Manchester which opened in September 2019. Hazel Grove High School, an 11 - 18 High School, joined the Trust in 2019.

We also offer school centred initial teacher training through the Altius Alliance which has also been judged Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017.

Want to know more? Click on the link below to find out about our staff benefits. 

If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school and believe you have the vision and commitment to join our team, then we would like to hear from you.   

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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Address: C/o Cheadle Hulme High School, Woods Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, SK8 7JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 4857201
What people say about us

I feel that hard work is recognised, valued and appreciated by the Laurus Trust and opportunities to further develop professionally are promoted and encouraged. These opportunities echo the ethos of facilitating the improvement of all, so not only the students are exceeding what they thought they could achieve but so are the staff.

- Hannah Thomson Subject Leader Science, Cheadle Hulme High School