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The Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) currently has 32 open academies educating approximately 16,000 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.


  • 06 September 2017

    Announcing the launch of our new website

    We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live!
  • 06 September 2017

    The Purple Oaks Academy opens!

    The Purple Oaks Academy will open its doors to pupils and parents
  • 06 September 2017

    Your Character Counts

    In July 2017, the Trust launched its ‘Your Character Counts’ strategy
  • 11 August 2017

    World Music Day 

    The Trust celebrates World Music Day This day is used to represent the art of music and how it connects us all together. World Music Day is celebrated each year by connecting a set of free public events in over 120 countries and 700 cities around the world. This is the sixth year of World Music D...


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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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