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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.


  • 14 October 2019

    Re: Proposal to amend the age range at the Ingoldmells Academy

    Following the consultation for the proposal to amend the age range from 4-11 to 2-11 at the Ingoldmells Academy, we can confirm that the Greenwood Academies Trust has submitted a significant change business case to the Department for Education for approval to proceed with the proposal...
  • 09 October 2019

    Proposal for two new primary free schools in Northampton

    Greenwood Academies Trust has submitted an expression of interest to the Department for Education to propose to open two new primary free schools in the Upton Park and Moulton area of Northampton. The Trust will need to submit a full application to the DfE by 11 November 2019. You can find fur...
  • 03 October 2019

    Nethergate Academy Expansion given approval by the DfE

    The business case for the expansion of the Nethergate Academy to include 48 additional places for pupils with ASD from September 2020 has been given approval by the DfE this week. We will now be working with Nottingham City Council to build the new unit.
  • 25 September 2019

    Houghton Regis Academy

    The Greenwood Academies Trust inform stakeholders that the closure of the Houghton Regis Academy is currently under consideration. Please see the letter below for further information.


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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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