About Us

We are a charitable trust that works to transform the lives of children and young people through education.

Our schools aim to increase the number of life choices for our students and their families.

Our Vision

Life changing opportunities through education for every student.

NST’s vision is to establish world class, secondary and specialist schools that are centres of excellence for personal development, leadership, teaching and learning…

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Our Schools

We support schools with relieving the burden of some administrative, governance, marketing and finance matters in order to free up schools’ time and resources to concentrate on what they do best: getting results for their students.

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Our efforts are focused on improving the life chances and choices of our students and their families.

Latest News and Events

Living and Breathing the Eco School Agenda – Victoria Wright

As a geography teacher, and a lead teacher for humanities, I spend everyday teaching my students about issues of development, climate change, and inequality in the world. These are such topical issues, but it can be easy for students to…

Hello Lockdown World – Andy Johnson

“Hello World” is recognised globally by anyone who has taken it upon themselves to learn how to program a small computer application.  Writing such a program is most often quite simple within most programming languages and it is frequently used…

What makes our Junior Leadership Team so unique – Laura Bonnesen

I work in a school which educates in a forward-thinking way and I wanted to ensure the Junior Leadership clearly matched the school’s ethos. When I took over running the Junior Leadership Team, I began to research what other schools…

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We need to talk about literacy . . . Amy Connelly

When we think about literacy, more often than not it is put into the firm category of ‘English Stuff’.  Many schools adopt literary strategies such as ‘Word of the Week’ or ‘Reading for Pleasure’ and whilst they may serve a…

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Remote Learning – Dr Carly Brooke

If there’s one thing that lockdown has highlighted, it has to be the power of online Teaching and Learning tools in a modern Blended Learning curriculum. In the CUC building both Studio and UTC have spent a great deal of…

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GCSE results 2020

Congratulations to all of our students for an incredible set of GCSE results this year, in the trickiest of circumstances. The highlights include: • 64% students achieved a level 4 or above in English and maths GCSE and 36% students…

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