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About Moorlands Learning Trust

About Moorlands Learning Trust

The Moorlands Learning Trust vision is one where its students will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and to the lives of others. Through Moorlands Learning Trust, our schools and academies will learn from and challenge each other. They will take opportunities to develop the range of provisions across the Trust, in order to enhance the achievement and experiences of all students in MLT and to enrich their lives and the opportunities they have - both now and in the future. The Trust’s over-arching aim is to develop and sustain high quality educational experiences for all, where parents and the wider community are proud for their children to attend an MLT school or academy, secure in the knowledge that their child will succeed and achieve their personal best as a result.

MLT school and academy partners share the same moral purpose: to play a key role in the wider development of our region and its future generations. We aim to do this by securing success for all our students, in order to ensure that individual context does not affect an MLT student’s life chances. This is achieved by partners working strategically together, drawing on the support of others when required, to ensure that every student within our care, whether mainstream secondary, primary, post 16, specialist or alternative provision, and from whatever background and starting point, will receive an exceptional education. Students’ future prospects will therefore be enhanced by Moorlands Learning Trust and its wider partnerships, including those in already successful schools, with local communities also strengthened by the involvement of the Trust.

MLT schools, leaders and trustees are aspirational for every student within the Trust and all are committed to sharing in continuous school improvement by playing their part in achieving success and inspiring others to do so too. Fundamental to this is a core focus on enhancing our students’ experiences and achievements through high quality, wide-ranging curricular and extra-curricular experiences, underpinned by rigorous and systematic support and challenge of all schools.

Over the coming years we hope to build on our success to further grow our partner schools as well as develop the opportunities on offer for students and staff alike within the Trust. If you would like to find out more about our Trust then please contact us.

Helen Williams, CEO


Our Schools

Ilkley Grammar School

The Skipton Academy