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The Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) currently has 36 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.


  • 12 February 2021

    As National Apprenticeship Week 2021 comes to an end, we caught up with our Apprentices, Leamarie and Sam

    As National Apprenticeship Week 2021 comes to an end, we caught up with Leamarie and Sam, apprentices who we featured as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2020, to get an update on their apprenticeship journeys with Greenwood Academies Trust. Leamarie Woolley, People Apprentice in the People D...
  • 11 February 2021

    Meet the apprentice - Cat, Apprentice Learning Assistant, Green Oaks Primary Academy

    My name is Cat and I have been working at the Green Oaks Primary Academy since September 2019 as an Apprentice Learning Assistant. What attracted you to the Learning Assistant apprenticeship? Being dyslexic I prefer to learn practically, although I am still completing written assignments. I find...
  • 10 February 2021

    Meet the apprentice – Jess Wardle, People Support Apprentice, People Directorate

    What attracted you to the apprenticeship role? I have always been a learn on the job type of person, and an apprenticeship allows me to do that. I was very interested in the fact that I would get a lot of experience dealing with real life work scenarios and develop the skills to find a solution m...
  • 09 February 2021

    Medeshamstede Academy welcomes laptops donated by Deloitte

    Pupils, staff and parents were happy with the donation which comes as part of the firm’s 5 Million Futures programme, which sees the professional services firm donating 5,000 of its laptops to UK schools, charities and families as part of its wider effort to close the digital divide...


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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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