City Learning Trust

Our Schools & Academies

A multi-academy trust with a mission to create a world-class education system.

Our schools & academies

Haywood Academy
Haywood Sixth Form Academy
Holden Lane Primary School
Mill Hill Primary Academy
Smallthorne Primary School

A mission to create a world-class education system

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The City Learning Trust aims to provide students with the skills and qualifications they need to have a successful future.

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Discover the benefits of joining our family of schools and academies

Our executive leadership team supports academies to share best practice and improve outcomes.

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By working closely with our schools and academies we create an environment where progression can flourish.

  • At Holden Lane, we are thrilled to be joining the City Learning Trust. We will relish working in formal partnership with like-minded schools, developing “leaders of learning” both within the classroom and beyond, in an environment where there is mutual respect, a shared vision and a culture of continuous improvement.

    Clare Thomas

    Headteacher, Holden Lane Primary School

  • The City Learning Trust benefits all of our children through a shared vision, the highest aspirations and expectations, intelligent deployment of resources and expertise through a collaborative working model and an outward-looking philosophy.

    Chris Crook

    Headteacher, Smallthorne Primary School

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Join the CLT

Membership to the City Learning Trust means that an education improvement team will support your academy and work to help deliver against targets, sharing strategies and best practice from national and international schools.

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Become an Academy…

We believe that there are clear benefits in joining our family of schools and academies. By working in partnership we create synergy of outcomes by sharing strategies and resources, and focus on best practice research and implantation from around the world.

The first step to becoming an Academy

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