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Leigh Trust


Alston School is part of the Multi Academy Trust (MAT) known as  Leigh Trust (a non-profit making company limited by guarantee). 



As part of the transfer the secretary of state also approved Leigh Trust "sponsor status".  Meaning Leigh Trust has the potential to sponsor other local schools and support them to build upon their existing strengths and help them achieve rapid educational transformation.  As of the 1st July 2014, Leigh Trust was successful with their application to sponsor Alston Primary School.  Leigh Trust have also been successful with sponsoring further local primary schools;


Wyndcliffe Primary School as of 1st March 2015,

Marlborough Infant and Marlborough Junior on 1st January 2019,

Nansen Primary School on 1st April 2020.


The Trust aims to have all five schools, Leigh Primary , Alston Primary, Wyndcliffe Primary, Marlborough Primary and Nansen Primary working in successful partnership and sharing best practice in order to raise educational standards across the Trust.  


We look forward to continuing our work with all our communities to ensure our Primary Schools and Leigh Trust goes from strength to strength in providing an outstanding learning community for all our learners.



For further details regarding Leigh Trust, including its annual reports & accounts, please click on the links below:

The other Schools within the Trust are


Leigh Primary School


Wyndcliffe Primary School


Marlborough Primary School


Nansen Primary School


For further information regarding Leigh Multi Academy Trust please contact us:



Leigh Trust, Nansen Primary School, 104 Naseby Road, Alum Rock, Birmingham, B8 3HG

Telephone Contact : 0121 809 9837

E-mail :

Web :


Companies House registered in England and Wales, number 08779660

Registered Office: Leigh Trust, Nansen Primary School, 104 Naseby Road, Alum Rock, Birmingham, B8 3HG