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The Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) currently has 34 open academies educating approximately 17,000 pupils across seven local authority areas including Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire, Leicester City, Northamptonshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Central Bedfordshire. The Trust was formed in 2009 by the Governing Body of the outstanding Greenwood Dale School in Nottingham.


  • 22 October 2018

    City of Peterborough Academy Introduces Mental Health Support

    City of Peterborough Academy becomes the first School/Academy in the country to give all 900 pupils and staff a form of mental health support. On #MentalHealthDay, City of Peterborough Academy was graced by YMCA, the founder of the Thrive app and the BBC who documented the launch of app. Thrive i...
  • 19 October 2018

    Stay safe this Halloween & Bonfire Night

    Staying safe this Halloween and Bonfire Night Halloween and Bonfire Night are soon approaching, and as the excitement rises, so do the concerns for safety. Therefore, the Trust has compiled together a guide to ensure our pupils have a safe and enjoyable Halloween and Bonfire Night. Hallowee...
  • 19 October 2018

    OFSTED 2018 - 2019

    Sunnyside Primary Academy Sunnyside Primary Academy start the new academic year with a glowing Ofsted report that recognises the Academy as a "Good" school.  Being described as a “caring school, with a family feel that enables each pupil to be known and valued...
  • 08 October 2018

    Free School Application to open a new Primary Free School in Nottingham

    In support of the Regeneration Project and new housing developments in the Trent Basin, Waterside area of Nottingham, Greenwood Academies Trust are considering submitting an application to the Department for Education to propose  the  opening of a new Primary Academy as part of the Free Sc...


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If you really want to make a difference, then why not join an organisation who can demonstrate experience in providing these opportunities for its staff. The Greenwood Academies Trust is well established nationally as a leader of educational best practice and has a positive track record of raising standards in areas of social and economic deprivation and/or educational underachievement. 

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