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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.


  • 20 January 2021

    COVID-19: Lockdown's forgotten children and the teams offering a lifeline to those missing their education

  • 18 December 2020

    Greenwood Academies Trust and leading food charity launch landmark partnership

    This week, Greenwood Academies Trust and FareShare Midlands announced a ground-breaking partnership that is set to provide much needed, and urgent, support to families facing food poverty. Working together, the Trust, which runs 36 academies across the Midlands, and FareShare Midlands, a food pov...
  • 16 December 2020

    Exciting milestone for new free school development

    The site purchase for a new local school, Waterside Primary Academy, has been officially completed by the Department for Education (DfE) and the local housing developer Blueprint, which will support Greenwood Academies Trust’s plans to open a new free school serving families across the Trent B...
  • 04 September 2020

    Nethergate Academy celebrates expanded SEND provision

    Greenwood Academies Trust is today celebrating the completion of a new unit at Nethergate Academy in Clifton, Nottingham. The new £2.2m unit, which expands special educational needs (SEND) provision for Nottingham City pupils, has been funded by Nottingham City Council and will accommodate...


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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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