ESTEEM Multi-Academy Trust

For some time, in order to maximise opportunities for collaboration and joint working, all of the Derbyshire special schools, support centres and two Staffordshire special schools have worked together as soft federation.

Some of this group, along with the Regional Schools Commissioner have agreed to the formation of a multi-academy trust under the banner of ‘Esteem.’ 


This is being considered as a means to continue our very successful collaborative work. 

The other schools who are interested are:-

  • Amber Valley & Erewash Support Centre

  • Bennerley Fields School

  • Holbrook School for Autism

  • North East Derbyshire Support Centre

  • Peak School

  • South Derbyshire Support Centre

  • Stanton Vale School


We are now in a position to begin the formal consultation for parents/carers and other stake holders.

Our consultation period will commence on Thursday 24th May and ends Friday 29th June 2018.

To help you with this process you can download information about what becoming an academy and working together under the Esteem Multi-Academy Trust will mean for you and your child.


We have written to all stakeholders asking for feedback or you can comment via the email addresses below.

Aims and


Becoming an Academy 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Consultation Letter

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Bitham Lane, Stretton, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0HB

Primary School

Head of School: Nicola Price

t: 01283 247600


High School

Head of School: Gareth Allen

t: 01283 247580



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