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Vantage Academy Trust

Vantage Academy Trust

Vantage Academy Trust

Vantage Academy Trust

Vantage Academy Trust

Work with us

Are you looking for a truly meaningful career, where you can make a difference in the lives of young people? 

Learn with us

Confident and happy children with a love of learning, is what we are well known for. 

Join us

Vantage Academy Trust provides an accommodating and encouraging environment to all schools that share our vision and mission.

A message from our CEO

I am very proud to be the CEO of Vantage Academy Trust. We are a group of nine primary academies, passionate about giving every child and adult in our schools the very best opportunities to learn, grow and succeed. We do this by investing in and developing exceptional teachers, leaders and support staff; every person in our Trust is a learner and we are all ambitious for ourselves and for one another.

Simon Bramwell OBE

CEO, Vantage Academy Trust

Mission Statement

Our mission is to support and encourage the work of academies in our Trust through the excellent education of children and young people.

Our Vision and Values

We are passionate about ensuring that every child gets the opportunities they deserve to thrive as learners and, ultimately, as global citizens. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, in the curriculum, across our learning environments, and in the quality of staff we employ is key to providing children with the very best start in, and preparation for, life.

Key stats about our thriving school communities

Academies

We provide an accommodating and encouraging environment to all schools that share our vision and mission, across three hubs in Knowsley, Manchester and Bolton.

Staff

We value the contribution of our outstanding teachers, leaders, support staff and governors and empower all to achieve their potential, for the benefit of our pupils.

Children

Confident and happy children with a love of learning, is what we are well known for. We are committed to providing each child with the tools they need to be successful, to start well and live well.

Our Schools

Latest News

Testimonials

‘[Being part of Vantage Academy Trust means that], after taking over a school in severe difficulties, we had a structured plan that has allowed us to make immediate improvements and our first year of performance has outstripped anything we could have imagined.’

- Jane Murphy, Principal at St Augustine's CE Primary School

‘The benefits of joining Vantage Academy Trust for St Barnabas are that we have shared expertise, experience that we can tap into, we've got a support network and can focus entirely on teaching and learning and raising standards for our children.’

- Charmain May, Principal at St Barnabas CE Primary School

‘…the sponsorship of a multi-academy trust enhances the quality of teaching, learning and leadership at the school. The executive principal, for example, has been able to provide promotional opportunities for a number of teachers and teaching assistants; consequently, retaining high calibre staff and developing leadership capacity.’

- SS Simon and Jude CE Primary, Ofsted Report, 2016

"Despite being open for only a few weeks and based in temporary building, leaders have established a school that already has a sense of belonging, community and purpose."

- Department of Education Progress Visit, Gorton Primary, 2018

"The trustees have worked very effectively with school leaders, supporting them in their endeavours to bring about the substantial improvements made since joining the trust in March 2015"

- Ofsted Inspection, St James’, 2018

"…the multi-academy trust provide[d] advice and support after the previous inspection when the school was judged to require improvement. Now Knowsley Lane is able to support other schools because of the progress it has made and the superb quality of education it provides."

- Knowsley Lane, Ofsted Report, 2019