Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust

Mission Statement

Within the Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust we envisage learning taking place in communities inspired by the Spirit of Christ. Where Christ’s commandment to love God and neighbour inspires a caring ethos which is expressed in relationships within and beyond our schools.

All our schools promote the dignity, self-esteem and full development of each person who is made in God’s image and uniquely loved by God. All our schools are inclusive and are respectful of, and engage with people of all beliefs.

Our schools are communities of Faith, Service, Prayer and Worship. Within our schools we have a culture of tolerance where people of diverse identities are recognised, welcomed, respected and cherished. We seek to make a difference to all groups of children, especially ensuring the most vulnerable in our society are not disadvantaged.

Our Schools work in partnership with families and parishes to promote strong, positive links. Every school in the Trust is on a journey of continual improvement, aspiring for excellence year-on-year.

Ethos and Values

Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust has a Catholic identity in all its schools. We are a caring Trust dedicated to academic excellence and the spiritual and moral development of our pupils.

Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust is a faith-based community and plays a positive role in the life of all local parishes. We are a spiritually-centered community, living the Catholic faith as expressed through worship and service.

Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust will create an environment which ensures the best use of all its facilities in a positive atmosphere which reflects and supports family values. We will endeavour to create modern facilities in order to offer the best educational experience for our students. Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust will encourage support of the alumni who value the strong commitment to academic excellence and spiritual formation.

“True education enables us to love life and opens us to the fullness of life.” - Pope Francis Address with Italian school teachers, May 10, 2014

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