Become a FET Academy

Become a FET Academy

Collaboration is at the heart of Furness Education Trust, providing shared specialist knowledge and expertise, delivering excellence in all areas and recognising that children have different starting points, but all deserve a nurturing, stable and robust approach to education.

We are proud of the support, education and services we provide to those in our Trust and to the wider Furness community.

The benefits of becoming part of the Furness Education Trust include the following:

  • Established trust, serving all areas of Barrow in Furness with experience of Academy conversion
  • Sponsorship by BAE Systems Submarines which provides our academies with real insight into the needs of local employers, enabling us to support the future employability of our students
  • Expertise and knowledge in delivering excellent education and services
  • World class facilities across our sites
  • A Trust Services Team providing specialist in-house services to support management activities and vision as well as teaching and learning at all academies within the Trust
  • A strong leadership team driving school improvement and development, whilst maintaining individual school identity
  • Robust, trust wide, CPD programme, delivering educational innovation
  • Developed curriculum to minimise impact of transition, led by subject specific curriculum directors
  • Local, national and international partnerships to provide opportunities for students and staff
  • An education community united by common values to deliver improved education and excellence, in partnership with parents and the wider community.
  • Active Trustees and strong Governance led by BAE Systems Submarines professionals, providing the Trust with access to a wide range of business and specialist technical expertise.

We are actively looking for schools or other Multi Academy Trusts to join us in our mission, enhance our impact and continue to improve the lives and outcomes of all our stakeholders.

For more information about becoming part of our family of schools please call us on 01229 484270 or email us  –

We look forward to hearing from you.

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