January 2013

CMAT chosen to sponsor The Manor School

Governors of The Manor school in Cambridge have unanimously chosen Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust as its preferred sponsor as the school prepares to become an Academy.

An Academy is an independent state school that receives its funding direct from the Department for Education rather than via the Local Authority.

Posted on: January 14th, 2013

Building work starts at Nene Park Academy

The plans for the new building have now been signed off and the contractors started on site in February 2012. The design (see attachement) of the £14 million programme of remodelling and new build reflects the academy’s philosophy with the combined House/Curriculum Team at its heart.

Posted on: January 14th, 2013

Northstowe Planning application submitted

On 27th February, the joint developers of Northstowe published their Phase 1 proposals for the development of the first 1500 homes, with a planned start date in 2013/4 – see

The Trust has been working closely with the developers and the LA and District Council to ensure that we are able to deliver the highest quality education for secondary aged students from the very beginning of the development.

Posted on: January 14th, 2013