Central Services

To deliver the Trust’s vision we have developed a central support team that works across all our academies to:

  • Ensure Trust compliance
  • Provide support and expertise
  • Provide information and guidance
  • Ensure a consistency of approach where appropriate
  • Allow our academies to benefit from economies of scale

The Central Services Team has now developed its capacity to ensure that crucial aspects in running a school are covered including:

  • Financial services
  • Estate and premises management
  • Health and safety support
  • HR management and administration
  • ICT and data
  • Safeguarding
  • Compliance
  • School improvement

It is the aim of the Trust to provide an impactful central team and a coherent system to support educational outcomes. The increased capacity of the Central Service Team allows academy leadership to focus on the single, most important thing that it does – to continually improve the quality of teaching in every classroom, ensuring that the young people in our care get the best possible opportunity in life. 

Harry Watts Academy
Thomas Bewick School
Newcastle Bridges School
Mary Astell Academy