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Our Trust

Our Trust


A multi-academy trust previously ranked by the Department for Education as the highest-performing trust for Secondary Schools, Thinking Schools Academy Trust is proud to be welcoming Maritime Academy into our family of schools.

We believe our greatest asset is our children and young people, and we are proud of their many achievements and their personal growth. Our students develop into responsible, happy and confident young people. Through the high quality of education they receive and the support and care from school and home they will literally have the best life chances possible.

Our Trust comprises of both primary and secondary schools across Medway and Portsmouth that are all committed to an ethos of excellence and a whole school integration of a cognitive education. We strongly believe this is the best way to develop adaptable and resilient thinkers and it is through this approach to the teaching of thinking that we “make learning irresistible”.

All schools within our trust works towards implementing a  Thinking School approach. A Thinking School is unique in their focus to share with your child the tools to become a life-long learner, and to develop the best possible habits for success in life. It is an educational community which involves both students and staff learning how to think reflectively, critically and creatively. A Thinking School is more than just a title, to become one the school has to earn the Thinking accreditation from Exeter University.

Don’t miss what our CEO, Stuart Gardner, has to say about Maritime Academy as well as the passion and vision Thinking Schools Academy Trust has for the school.


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