The Laurus Trust

The Laurus Trust’s vision is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and work hard to achieve them.


Didsbury High School

We are delighted to announce that Manchester City Council’s Planning and Highways Committee have given the green light to our new school, Didsbury High School.

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Laurus Cheadle Hulme

Things are progressing well with our new primary and secondary schools in Cheadle Hulme! These schools will open in September 2018.

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Officially Outstanding Teacher Training

We are proud to announce that the Altius Alliance teacher training provider, based at Cheadle Hulme High School and part of the Laurus Trust is officially OFSTED Outstanding!

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Stand out schools for Science and Engineering

We recently appeared in the Good Schools Guide for our outstanding Science provision and really bringing the subject to life. ‘We only do practical work if we think it contributes to the learning,’ is not a phrase you’d expect to hear from a school that promises to...

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Free schools update

Happy New Year from everyone at the Laurus Trust!  2018 is going to be a very special year for our schools and all of our students.   We are delighted to announce the signing of the funding agreements for our 3 new free schools opening in September 2018.  These are...

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Altius Alliance judged Outstanding in all areas

We are delighted to announce that following the recent inspection, our Altius Alliance teacher training provider, based at Cheadle Hulme High School in South Manchester, has just been graded Outstanding in all areas by OFSTED. In addition to this the Alliance will...

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