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The Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) currently has 35 open academies educating approximately 17,000 pupils across seven local authority areas including Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire, Leicester City, Northamptonshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Central Bedfordshire.  GAT is a ‘not for profit’ organisation and was formed in 2009.


  • 07 February 2020

    National Apprenticeship Week 2020

    This week it’s been National Apprenticeship Week and it’s a great time to highlight the variety of apprenticeships across the Greenwood Academies Trust. There are currently over 20  new apprentices completing Level 2 and 3 apprenticeships across the Trust in areas such as teaching s...
  • 06 February 2020

    Meet an apprentice

    My Name is Sam and I have been an apprentice at Purple Oaks Academy since February 2019. Purple Oaks is a special academy that has students with a range of special educational needs, but mostly autism and severe learning difficulties.  Why did you decide to start an apprenticeship...
  • 06 January 2020

    Consultation on a proposed change to term dates commencing September 2020 onwards

    Six Academies within the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) and two David Ross Academies (DRET) on the East Coast are proposing a change to term dates commencing from September 2020. For further details please see the attached letter.
  • 06 November 2019

    Greenwood Learning Alliance Big Bang Leadership Day

    Big Bang Leadership Conference places available to external delegates! £100 per person, 20.11.19, KingsGate Conference Centre, Peterborough. Email to book!


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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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