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The Priory Learning Trust

The Priory Learning Trust

Students First, Cherishing Staff

The Priory Learning Trust (TPLT) is a Multi-Academy Trust of primary and secondary schools – and in time (we hope) special schools. This will add real inclusivity to our Trust.  TPLT grew from a passion to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, of all abilities and social class groupings, in Weston-super-Mare and especially in North Worle.

We believe that this approach will create happy, confident, and high-achieving students. This truly collaborative approach will also develop great staff relationships and improve staff well being. It promotes healthy competition.

The Priory Learning Trust will:

  • Support the aspirations of young people and their ambitions for their future success.
  • Contribute to producing aspirational, well-rounded, confident and active citizens.
  • Offer a broad range of qualifications.
  • Be inspirational learning centres offering exceptional education.
  • Combine, share and utilise the highest academic standards and levels of expertise across our academies and partners to design and develop an innovative and inspiring curriculum – learning is at the centre of what we do
  • Provide a strong duty of care to nurture and support students’ well being and self-esteem.
  • Maintain the unique nature of all of the schools within the Trust.
  • Give Academy Councils the freedoms to focus on the challenge and support for the improvements in teaching, learning and the curriculum.

Our Ethos

The ethos of The Priory Learning Trust is visionary, aspirational, and one of pursuing excellence across every single area of our work.

Through working together and sharing resources, our academies will provide all young people in Weston-super-Mare with inspirational academic and vocational programmes which prepare them for successful careers and healthy, confident and active livelihoods.

Our Values

The following values are important to The Priory Learning Trust.

  • Pursuing exceptional education for every single child – STUDENTS FIRST
  • Every person is here for the best interest of the children.
  • No child is ever left behind.
  • The unique identity of each school is protected, celebrated and valued for the contribution it makes to ensuring children have the best education and experiences.
  • Encouraging uniqueness and diversity.
  • Allowing every young person across the Trust to benefit from specialist facilities and resources.
  • Facilitating the mobilisation of expertise between/across organisations.
  • Sharing good practice and experience across academies.
  • Providing high-quality motivated staff with opportunities to expand their experience and expertise across the Trust.
  • Cherishing staff

Please take a look at their website for more information about The Priory Learning Trust http://www.priorylearningtrust.org.uk/our-schools.php.

Contact details: 01934 511411

To view The Priory Learning Trust’s strategic plan for 2020 onwards please follow this link,

The Priory Learning Trust – Charity of the year 2021-2022

The Priory Learning  Trust will be supporting Brain Tumour Research throughout this school year. Please take a look at the video link below to find out how your donations will be used to support those affected by this condition.


Term 2 update 2021 

Term 2 Neville Cole update

Term 1 update 2021

Neville Coles Term 1 2021 update 1

Term 4 update 2021 

Neville Coles, our CEO, with a brief ’return to school’ message and note about training to be a teacher within TPLT – September 2021.  Also features Denise Hurr, Director of our Training School Alliance.


Term 2 update 2020 



Term 1 update 2020

End of Term 6 update 2020


Term 5 Update 2020




Term 4 update – 2020


Term 3 Update – 2020

Term 2 Update – 2019