Astrea Academy Trust

Astrea Academy Trust is delighted to announce its partnership with Inspiring Governance.

Astrea is the first multi-academy trust in the country to sign the School Governor Champion Charter and pledge its support to champion the role of school governor and support colleagues to become governors in local schools.

Founded in 2016, our values are bought to life every day by our schools’ shared commitment to deliver a brilliant and inclusive education to our pupils at every stage of their journey with us. Inspiring leadership and a culture open to new ideas and challenge are the cornerstone for our school improvement strategy and our vision to improve the educational outcomes of all our students.

We believe that joining the governing board or committee of a different school offers a fantastic development opportunity for our own education professionals and  that Astrea will benefit in turn by the new skills and insights they gain.

“We are delighted to be School Governor Champions.  As a family of schools ourselves, we understand the importance of strong governance at a local level, to provide crucial support and challenge to schools.  We will be supporting Inspiring Governance’s Educators on Board campaign by encouraging our colleagues to join local governing boards and committees. We encourage other schools and trusts to do the same”

Tomas Thurogood-Hyde, Assistant CEO, Astrea Academy Trust

“We’re delighted Astrea Academy Trust have become the first academy trust to sign up to our School Governor Champions campaign. They join a wide range of companies and public organisations, including awarding bodies and universities, promoting the value and benefits of their staff volunteering as a governor in schools. This will make a real difference in South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire. Thank-you Astrea!”

Dominic Judge, Director of Inspiring Governance at Education and Employers

Click here for more information on volunteering as a school governor

Click here for the Educators on Board Campaign, highlighting the particular benefits from education professionals governing in schools.

Questions? Please contact us at or phone 020 7566 4880.


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