about us

The Cranmer Education Trust’s mission is to be a leader of education and a provider of excellent schools which nurture children and young people and enable all to achieve, progress, and experience success, and to become good people, good neighbours and good citizens whom we are proud to know.

We are a Church of England Trust.  Therefore, we serve the whole community.  We welcome all schools, both faith-designated or community, who want to go on a journey together to build a great future for children and young people.

Our schools embrace the full age range from nursery to 19.  We welcome schools from all phases so that we can continuously improve our offer, particularly on transitions between key stages.

Our nationally accredited Initial Teacher Training armManchester Nexus, trains 70+ (and increasing) new teachers per year, both primary and secondary, so that we have a pipeline of energetic, committed and skilled people for our schools.  Training and mentoring new teachers enables our staff to develop professionally and progress in their careers.  A growing trust provides further opportunities for career progression and helps us retain our people.

The East Manchester Teaching School Hub is our Trust’s school-led centre of excellence for teacher training and development. The hub provides quality professional development for teachers and leaders at all stages of their careers across the region. Through our hub, we are committed to great teaching, great schools and great leadership for children and young people. We do this through openness and dialogue.

To find out more about our Trust, you are warmly welcomed to contact us. We will also be  hosting a series of information events to share information for the sector, from within the sector, about what we know about trusts, joining a trust and how things work. Please follow us on social media to find out more. 



Cranmer Education Trust, c/o The Blue Coat School,
Egerton Street, Oldham

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