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Core Team

Find out about our Forward As One Academy Core and School teams

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About Forward As One

As a Church of England Multi Academy Trust, we are a non-profit making educational charity. Our charitable purpose is the advancement of education for public benefit. We therefore work closely with local authorities, maintained schools and other Academy Trusts to advance education for all.

Our work is rooted in the Christian values of service, justice, faith, grace and love. It is our experience that these values add value in any school – including schools without a Christian heritage – and so we welcome all schools, whatever their designation, to join us in our mission to improve educational outcomes for all.

As a Trust with a Church of England foundation, we live the following values.

Family – working together for collective success

Openness – sharing with and being accountable to others

Resilience – overcoming challenges through commitment and perseverance

Wisdom – developing a life-long love for learning and understanding the world around us

Aspiration – pursuing excellence in all that we do

Research – grounding everything we do in evidence and best practice

Diversity – fostering  inclusive and vibrant learning communities

It is our aim that all children within the Forward As One Academy Trust become:

  • Enthusiastic and life-long learners Resilient
  • Critically reflective Hard workers
  • Confident citizens Strong communicators
  • Respectful

We strongly believe that every child should leave our schools with a deep enthusiasm for life and for learning.

About Us
Beacon Primary School
Joined the Trust in November 2018, and has since been on a significant journey of improvement. We encourage all our children, parents and the community to #BEPROUD!
Canon Johnson CE Primary School
At Canon Johnson, we believe that education is a partnership between school, parents and the community. Our overall aim is for our children to learn to the best of their ability, to enjoy learning and to feel happy and secure at the same time.
Gorsefield Primary School
Joined Forward As One in April 2015 and has since been on a significant journey of improvement. The school also has a nursery, where children from as young as two are accessing high quality learning and provision at such a crucial stage in their development.
St James' CE Primary School
Joined the Trust in April 2020, we believe together in faith we are a winning team. We are passionate about our vision, our wider curriculum and our entitlement for each and every child in our family.
St. Paul's CE Primary School
An outstanding school that's been designated as a National Support School (it has been recognised by the government as a beacon of support to schools that are looking to improve).
St Peter's CE Primary School
Joined the Trust in May 2018. High standards of teaching and learning are underpinned by a very strong Christian Ethos, which is reflected in all aspects of school life.
Parochial CE Primary School
Our school is a creative school where the children are ‘preparing for the future; living, learning and growing together in God’. Graded as a 'Good' school (Ofsted 2017).
Greenhill Primary School
We believe that by everyone ‘Working Together’ we can help every child realise their full potential and create a happy, purposeful and caring community.
St John with St Michael CE Primary School
We believe that our pupils should be given learning opportunities through an exciting, engaging and inclusive curriculum, which meets their individual needs in a caring and supportive environment.
St Ann's CE Primary School
Our high expectations match the high quality teaching and pastoral care our children receive, regardless of their starting points or abilities.
St John's CE Primary School
St John’s C.E. Primary School is a happy and exciting place to learn. As a partner school in the Sola Fide Multi Academy Trust.
St Chad's CE Primary School
St Chad’s is a very happy and welcoming school, with a fantastic team, who are both nurturing and inspirational. We are committed to providing the best learning experience possible.