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Female students in rowing boat

1. Students are always first

The prime consideration in all decisions will be the best interests and educational outcomes of current and prospective students

Female pupils on school field

2. Mutual benefit

The interests of the Trust will always be combined with the interests of individual schools, seeking the very best and co-operating to share resources and success

Dance show performance

3. Inclusivity

The Trust will welcome students of all backgrounds and abilities

Male and female pupils at school in Chester

4. Fairness

All students and staff will be treated with fairness and parity whilst encouraging diversity and identity

Christleton High School year photo with pupils and staff

5. Excellence and learning

Every student will be supported and challenged to achieve their potential. All adults employed by and associated with the Trust will have and exhibit a ‘learning mindset’

Student athletes in Chester

6. Partnership

The Trust will continually seek to work in partnership to achieve better outcomes for current and prospective students, and to improve education in the area

Female students in classroom

7. Freedom to innovate and make decisions

Optimum delegation to local Governing Bodies and individual schools commensurate with the Trust’s statutory responsibilities and efficiency

Students in library

8. Integrity

All those associated with the Trust will act with kindness, courtesy and integrity, in accordance with both school and Trust ideals and values

Welcome to
The Learning Trust

Our Trust exists to serve young people, to educate, enlighten and give them the expertise and confidence to
succeed. We believe that by collaboration higher standards in all that we do will be achieved across the Trust.

Our Schools

Pupils at Christleton High School

CHS is a highly successful 11-18 school situated in the village of Christleton, just outside Chester. Academic standards are very high, and are maintained by creating a climate of trust and support between all who work in the school, ensuring all students leave with qualifications and skills needed for a successful life.

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Pupils at Queen’s Park High School

QPHS is a smaller than average 11-18 school, located to the south of the River Dee in the heart of Chester. We are an ambitious, forward-thinking school, aiming to provide the very best learning and personal development opportunities for every young person in our care to thrive within and beyond the classroom.

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Students at Christleton International Studio

CIS is a hub of business, entrepreneurship and academic study, situated in a purpose-built world-class facility in the heart of Chester. Unparalleled in its capacity for innovation, CIS offers a unique learning pathway, enabling students to go into the world with confidence, skills and a broad range of experience.

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Latest News

Publication success for CIS Chemist

Publication success for CIS Chemist17/09/18

Congratulations to our very own Dr Alex Lawrenson, whose research into antimalarial drugs has been published in a recent issue of the Journal of Molecular Modeling.Nearly half the...

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Fun and games!

Fun and games!13/07/18

We’ve had a great afternoon of fun to mark the first year of CIS.Walking relay, balloon racing, tug of war and a BBQ - what more can you ask for to celebrate one whole year...

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Key Dates & Events

Date Event Location
20th Sep (18:00)Open EveningQueen’s Park High School
21st Sep (09:15)Open MorningQueen’s Park High School
24th Sep (09:15)Open MorningQueen’s Park High School
26th Sep (17:30)Open EveningChristleton High School
27th Sep (09:00)Open MorningChristleton High School
28th Sep (09:00)Open MorningChristleton High School
1st Oct (17:00)Trustee Business MeetingThe Learning Trust
2nd OctOpen HouseChristleton International Studio