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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.


  • 16 March 2018

    Peter Jones Enterprise Academies 

    Greenwood Academies Trust forms an alliance with the "Peter Jones Enterprise"
  • 14 March 2018

    Dance Festivals 

    Regional Dance Festivals took place between the 28th February to 23rd of March 2018 at City of Peterborough Academy, Nottingham Girls' Acadmey, Weston Favell Academy, Kingswood Secondary Academy and Skegness Academy.  
  • 13 March 2018

    Official Opening- Purple Oaks Academy 

    Introducing our 32nd Academy, Purple Oaks Academy.  Friday 9th March was the official opening date for the brand new Academy. With over 70 guests including the local MP, contractors, project managers, just to name a few, the opening was celebrated with the intention to continue the vision of...
  • 13 March 2018

    The Big Assembly- National Apprenticeship ​​​​​​​Week 2018 

    The 2018 Big Assembly was held at the Nottingham Academy. During National Apprenticeship week and International Women’s Day the Big Assembly attracted over 25,000 people to tune in live and absorb the accumulated knowledge from companies such as the BBC to a variety of other apprenticeship org...


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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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