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Trust Schools

Forward thinking and progressive schools are joining Transform because they see the benefit of being part of a bigger picture. Here are all the schools that are contributing to and drawing from a pool of expertise that impacts positively in their communities and classrooms.

Abbey Hill Primary & Nursery School

Welcome to Abbey Hill Primary and Nursery School. We are a happy and inclusive primary and nursery school in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. We are Ofsted-rated Good and “A gem of a school!”.  Pupils can begin at Abbey Hill from 2 years old, in our pre-school provision.

Our school vision is “Achieving our Dreams Together”. We value the ambitions, hopes and dreams of all of our Abbeyhillians and strive to support them to achieve or be able to achieve those dreams in their futures.

Our school takes a relational approach where Abbeyhillians (our pupils and our staff) are nurtured, listened to and put at the heart of all we do. We believe that everyone in school should enjoy their learning and feel proud of their achievements.


Allenton Community Primary School

As a school they foster lifelong learning skills through their four Learning Super Heroes (Resilience, Reflectiveness, Resourcefulness and Reciprocity) to help children overcome potential challenges in their future and contribute positively to their immediate and wider community.

Allenton believe children learn best when they feel happy, safe and secure, fostering strong trusting relationships with the adults and children around them. Their ethos is to educate the whole child so they have developed a curriculum that raises aspirations and broadens children’s understanding of the world around them.

Leaders have brought about rapid improvements to teaching. The trustees and local governors challenge the headteacher rigorously and also provide good support for the school.

Allenton Ofsted, 2017

Ashbrook Junior School

Ashbrook Junior School is a Junior school, based in Borrowash in Derby and has children in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6. Ashbrook has extensive playing fields and outside space, as well as lots of classrooms and indoor space for the children to use. Ashbrook Junior School is a warm and friendly school, with the wellbeing of their children at their core. Ashbrook’s overriding aim of the curriculum is to educate children in a calm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere that encourages participation, creativity and hard work in learning.  They strive to ensure the school is a happy, positive place for the children to learn and be inspired by everything they do.

Brierley Forest Primary & Nursery School

At Brierley Forest Primary & Nursery School we have a wonderful, purpose built school and an exciting site offering a range of sporting activities and plenty of space to learn and play.

At Brierley Forest Primary & Nursery School, our ethos is that children rely on determination, perseverance and resilience underpinned by true grit and our values of Ready, Respect and Safe, as they take full advantage of, and engage in the environments and opportunities to cultivate and nurture their imagination and aspirations, in a school where everyone is accepted and belongs to the Brierley Forest Primary & Nursery School family. We are proud of the provision that we have on offer.

Breadsall Hill Top Primary School

Breadsall Hill Top Primary School is based in Derby. At Breadsall Hill Top Primary School (BHTP) they work together in order to enable pupils to do well academically, reach their full potential and become responsible citizens. The Breadsall Way is respect, we are a community that encourages everyone to fulfil their potential, discover new talents and develop a love for learning. Their core purpose is to work together to exceed expectations and become a centre of excellence where all can achieve.

Brocklewood Primary School

Brocklewood Primary School is based in Bilborough, Nottingham.
Imagine with all your mind! Believe with all your heart! Achieve with all your might!

At Brocklewood Primary School they provide an enriching and stimulating curriculum which will fire the imagination of every pupil. Furthermore, Brocklewood strive to nurture self-belief so that all pupils can achieve to their full potential.

Leaders have worked with the Transform Trust to strengthen teaching and learning so that teachers and leaders receive bespoke professional development. As a result, standards are rapidly improving across the school.

Ofsted, 2017

Bulwell St Mary’s C of E Primary School

Bulwell St Mary’s Church of England Primary School is based in Bulwell, Nottingham. They believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring and stimulating atmosphere to grow emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially. Bulwell provide an environment that is safe, supports risk-taking and invites the sharing of ideas. Teachers at Bulwell St Mary’s are committed and dedicated to improving themselves and the children they teach. They create lessons that foster opportunities for individual discovery so that there is a passion developed for learning that is contagious and inspires success.

Bulwell St Mary’s focuses on a key value each half term, from courage and creativity to hope and perseverance. This allows children to grow as individuals and interact positively with each other in all situations they encounter.

Burford Primary and Nursery School

Burford Primary School is based in Arnold, Nottingham. Their school motto is “Attend, Aspire, Achieve!” and their visions and values are at the core of everything they do. Burford’s values underpin teaching and learning and provide an environment which prepares their pupils to be confident, happy citizens. Burford has worked hard to develop a curriculum throughout school which is fun, inspiring, challenging, and which helps them to achieve high standards so that children can be aspirational about their futures.

Edale Rise Primary and Nursery School

Edale Rise Primary and Nursery School is based in Sneinton Dale, Nottingham. The staff work together to ensure that all children become confident, successful learners. Edale Rise offer a rich and challenging curriculum, in and beyond the classroom, which addresses the needs of all learners and encourages collaboration, independence and creativity. They embrace the opportunity of using new and changing technologies and media as tools for learning and communication. At Edale, every child and adult is valued and his or her needs and beliefs respected. It is an environment where it is safe and a pleasure to learn, where all learners flourish and achieve their full potential. We will inspire a sense of responsibility and self-esteem in everyone through nurturing their personal wellbeing. Children will leave Edale with a positive image of themselves and others, ready to meet the challenges of life as part of the local, national and global community.

Highbank Primary School

Highbank School is located on the Clifton Estate in Nottingham. Highbank School develops confident, self-motivated, compassionate learners who have a positive view of themselves and their education. They build high aspirations and equip children with the skills and self-assurance to make informed choices, take positive risks and be open minded and reflective. The school remains deeply committed to raising standards and achievements for all children regardless of ethnicity, race, or gender.

Lawn Primary School

Lawn Primary school is based in Allestree, Derby. At Lawn Primary School they believe that a happy child is a successful one. Lawn Primary School are committed to providing a positive, safe and stimulating environment for children to learn, where all are valued. They believe that all children should enjoy their learning, achieve their potential and become independent life-long learners.

Lawn believe that education should take place in a fully inclusive environment with equal opportunities for all and that all children should learn to value religious and cultural differences. Lawn Primary School strives to be at the centre of the local community with positive and effective links to the wider and global communities.

Parkdale Primary School

Parkdale Primary School is a large, happy, multi-cultural school on the outskirts of the City of Nottingham. Parkdale pride themselves on their caring, nurturing approach and going the ‘extra-mile’ to help children and their families. They are a community school, with several of the staff living in the neighbourhood and some attended as pupils. Parkdale provide an exciting and broad curriculum, full of creative arts, sports and personal/social development, as well as striving for high academic standards. The driving force behind all that happens at Parkdale is the shared aim of every child enjoying access to a stimulating and engaging education, developing both academically and socially and leaving as life long, independent learners, who are prepared to play a positive role in society. Parkdale work in partnership with parents and families and strive to create a learning community that extends beyond the perimeter of their site. Parkdale do everything they can to support families for the benefit of their children.

Pear Tree Community Junior School

Pear Tree Community Junior School is based in Derby. Their school motto is “With trust and care we will grow and flourish. Pear Tree’s vision is to enable their diverse community to flourish through promoting personal values, enriching learning, showing ambition and recognising the rights of everyone.

Pear Tree instill personal values and encourage children to show pride, passion and perseverance. They enrich learning so children can demonstrate enthusiasm, excellence and enquiring minds. Pear Tree pledge to have ambition for all to raise appreciation, aspirations and achievement. Pear Tree teach children to recognise the rights of everyone and ensure children are ready, respectful and responsible.

Ravensdale Junior School

Ravensdale Junior School is based in Mickleover, Derby. It is a happy school where children are well cared for, encouraged and supported to achieve their best and develop the skills necessary to be independent learners. Ravensdale’s ethos is underpinned by providing an atmosphere where children feel happy and secure. There is a strong and consistent expectation of good behaviour, positive attitudes, mutual respect, and honesty. Ravensdale enable each individual child to develop life-long skills necessary for an ever-changing world and the positive attitude to reach their full potential. They develop an increasingly enriched and exciting curriculum within an inclusive learning community. Ravensdale embrace and value contributions made by their children, promoting self-esteem and enabling them to develop into respected members of society.

Ravensdale develop meaningful partnerships with parents/carers and other members of the community. They enable children to acquire moral values and respect for others’ culture, background and religious beliefs.

Robert Shaw Primary and Nursery School

Robert Saw Primary School are based in Nottingham. They aim to provide a rich and stimulating education, within the context of a supportive environment, for their pupils to become resourceful, resilient and responsible learners. Robert Shaw design their curriculum to prepare their children for their future.

Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School

Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School are based in Aspley, Nottingham. They work as one staff, one team, with one common goal – to succeed for the children of Aspley. Rosslyn Park is a school that succeeds plays a part in raising the esteem of a community. They aspire to be a school that good teachers will want to work in, that committed parents will want to send their children to and that pupils will succeed in.

Under the headteacher’s outstanding leadership, standards of achievement have improved significantly in 2016 and again in 2017 in all year groups and in all subjects.

Ofsted, November 2017

Sneinton St Stephen’s C of E Primary School

Sneinton Saint Stephen’s Church of England Primary School is based in Sneinton, Nottingham. They believe that together we can achieve. Sneinton believe that all children are a gift from God and that they are all special. They should be allowed to develop and grow in a nurturing environment secure in the knowledge that they are cherished. At Sneinton St Stephen’s Church of England Primary School they endeavour to create a safe and stimulating environment where everyone knows that they are all valued as God’s children.

South Wilford Endowed Church of England Primary School

South Wilford Endowed Church of England Primary School is based in Wilford, Nottingham. Their ethos is “Spark the flame, light up the world!”

South Wilford endeavour to build a school in which everyone cares for each other and helps each other to learn. They have various buddy systems that help younger children learn how to enjoy their time outside and make good choices when they play. This system enables older children to think more about their behaviour for learning, and how their own choices have an impact on others.

Whitegate Primary and Nursery School

Whitegate Primary School is based in Clifton, Nottingham. At Whitegate they are proud to be an inclusive school providing a high quality, creative and challenging education. Every child experiences a sense of enjoyment and achieves their full potential within a secure, caring and happy environment. In short, every child that attends Whitegate will…Enjoy, Achieve, Excel!

William Booth Primary and Nursery School

William Booth Primary School is based in Sneinton, Nottingham. At William Booth Primary and Nursery School, their principal aim is for all children to achieve their full potential and reach the highest standards in an ethos of learning, mutual support and respect. They ensure their pupils are brave enough to tackle challenges as well as excited and motivated to achieve their goals. William booth believe in leading a healthy, responsible lifestyle and inspiring pupils to make a difference. By teaching students how to be excellent communicators they hope to inspure children to become valued and respected members of the community. They are expected to aim high and try their very best.

Woodland View Primary School

Here at Woodland View Primary School, the children, parents, carers and staff are central to our school community. We believe in working in partnership, enabling us to ensure all children to achieve their full potential.

Our clear objective is for the children to be happy, confident and have trust in the school, which you, the parents, must share.

We want the children to have access to the widest possible range of opportunities in which they can enjoy success and gain achievement.

We hope the children are motivated to work alongside each other and together with a caring and hardworking team of staff.

Zaytouna Primary School

Zaytouna Primary School is based in Derby. Zaytouna Primary School is a very happy and vibrant school. All of the staff are committed to providing a safe and caring environment for all children.  Zaytouna pledge to provide pupils with a curriculum of excellence that is relevant for the 21st Century, and critically important to their successes now and in their future. Zaytouna’s curriculum develops a child’s mind, body and soul.