Our vision

Advancing academies, inspiring students, transforming communities

To provide an outstanding education for all our children and young people that prepares them to be successful in all they do both now, and in the future.


Our academies

LCT has a diverse range of academies, with young people from the age of 2 to 16, and 25 in a special setting.


Work for us

The trust seeks highly motivated and professional individuals to work for us. We are looking for people that have the passion and commitment to improve the life chances of our young people.


Become an LCT academy

LCT welcomes enquires from schools that share our vision and values, who may wish to join our multi academy trust.


Professional development

The trust is committed to developing our staff. We deliver first class training and development to ensure we nurture the best teaching and learning experiences for all.

Advancing academies, inspiring students, transforming communities

Welcome to the

Learning Community Trust.

The Learning Community Trust is a multi academy trust which spans education for children and young people from the age of 2 years old, through to 16 years old, and up to 25 years old in our specialist settings – with an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally.

The Learning Community Trust was incorporated in June 2017 following approval by the Department for Education, we are now delighted to be an academy sponsor. The trust operates from our head office based in the heart of Telford.

We believe that all students should have access to an outstanding education, enabling them to learn, develop and flourish, preparing them for their futures. The Learning Community Trust exists because we have a commitment and passion for providing great academies for our communities.

Our academies

We are a family of academies throughout Shropshire.


5 primary academies

Our primary academies are in the heart of the community, many of which have nurseries.


5 secondary academies

Our secondary academies range from 900-1,200 students, serving their local community.


3 specialist academies

Our specialist academies are diverse and devoted to meet the complex needs of our young people.

Our statistics

Learning Community Trust in numbers

young people in our academies each year.
employees supporting our young people.
inspiration leaning campuses.
amazing academies in our family.

Aims of the trust

How we deliver amazing


To focus, across our schools, on excellence by achieving the best possible outcomes for our children and students by engaging and inspiring them, building their resilience and preparing them for work and adult life


To ensure our schools are at the heart of the community they serve and are truly inclusive organistations with equality for all across our community


To drive a collaborative culture across our schools that drives and supports improvement and develops all of our staff as leading professionals


To engage positively with our families and wider community, building partnerships and programs that develop opportunities beyond the school sector


To provide the highest levels of care and support for our children so they can succeed, including those that are most disadvantaged, vulnerable or with special needs in our community

Latest news

What is going on at LCT

Fiona Atherton

New Wrekin View head Fiona is ‘excited’ to get started

Fiona Atherton, who has worked in primary education for the past 18 years, will take over at the North Road school in September....

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Jane Hughes and Caroline Bedford at Burton Borough School

Leadership team spells out ambitious plans for Burton Borough

The new leadership team at Burton Borough secondary school in Newport have outlined their ‘unapologetically ambitious’ plans for the future at a meeting with parents....

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New head teacher appointed at Burton Borough School

It is a return to her roots for Caroline Bedford, who was born and raised in the Newport area....

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Learning Community Trust seeks a new chair of trustees

The Learning Community Trust, which runs more than a dozen school sites across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, is looking to recruit a new chair of trustees. The multi-academy trust...

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