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Orwell Multi Academy Trust

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Why Choose Orwell?

  • Orwell Schools 7
  • Our Children 1800
  • Our Staff 272

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  • Finance

    Our dedicated finance team provides professional advice and guidance to our schools in budgeting, purchasing, income, financial compliance, and payroll. The finance team also undertakes all financial processing and provides regular financial reporting to individual schools and the Trust Board, supports schools with capital investment spending, manages all ESFA and statutory financial returns as well as internal and external audit.

  • Estates and Facilities

    Our team supports schools to ensure their buildings are compliant, safe, warm and dry. They ensure Health and Safety compliance across the Trust; arrange condition reports and help schools implement regular building maintenance.

  • Human Resources

    Our HR team provides comprehensive support and advice to schools around recruitment, employment, attendance management and produce all employee contracts and variation letters. They advise on job descriptions and adverts; pay and grading of posts; probationary periods; assist with referrals to Occupational Health and management of short and long-term absences.

  • Communications

    Our team oversees the Trust website and social media and supports individual schools with their websites ensuring they are compliant and fit for purpose. They are also responsible for recruitment advertising across the Trust; production of Trust and school publications, marketing and media relations.

  • Procurement and Operations

    We ensure essential services such as ICT and catering are fit for purpose and represent value for money. We are the key contact for all external contractors; manage all large scale procurement across the Trust and support and advise school Office Managers. We assist with and train in GDPR compliance, support with access to legal advice and provide high quality clerking service for governance meetings.

Our Services

  • Our Children

    At Orwell MAT, children are at the heart of everything we do, and we ensure that every decision we make is serving the children of the Trust equally. Our children come from a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds and countries and we ensure that there is equality of experience and opportunity for all children, no matter which school they attend.

  • Our Staff

    Everyone in Orwell MAT takes collective responsibility for success across the Trust. Our skilled staff work collaboratively across our schools to bring about the best outcomes for our children.

  • Our Schools

    Our mission is to create schools where learning is unstoppable and aspirations have no limit, enabling all children to flourish, no matter what their starting point or needs. We currently have 7 schools within the Trust and will be opening a new school in Stowmarket in September 2022.

  • Our Community

    Our schools are at the heart of the communities they serve. We will foster a sense of community throughout the Trust, within our schools, our local communities and within the wider education community.

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Our Schools

Brooklands Community Primary School
  • Address:
  • Palfrey Heights,
  • Brantham, Nr Manningtree, Essex,
  • CO11 1RX
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Grace Cook Primary School
  • Address:
  • Grace Cook Primary School
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Grange Primary School
  • Address:
  • Grange Road,
  • Felixstowe, Suffolk
  • IP11 2LA
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Handford Hall Primary School
  • Address:
  • Gatacre Road,
  • Ipswich,
  • IP1 2LQ
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Halifax Primary School
  • Address:
  • Prince of Wales Drive,
  • Ipswich,
  • IP2 8PY
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Springfield Infant School and Nursery
  • Address:
  • 11 Wesley Way,
  • Ipswich, Suffolk,
  • IP1 4PP
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The Willows Primary School
  • Address:
  • Downing Close,
  • Ipswich,
  • IP2 9ER
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