• Care

    We are a big organisation with a small feel and offer individualised care to our students

  • Education

    To achieve outstanding outcomes for all students, regardless of ability or background

  • Opportunity

    We have a responsibility to enrich, broaden and deepen students’ learning by providing valuable experiences inside and outside the classroom

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We are excited to keep you informed about the remarkable developments, achievements, and innovations taking place across our network of schools. From bustling primary schools to thriving secondary institutions, we are dedicated to providing high-quality education that empowers our students to reach their fullest potential.

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It was Aristotle that first said “The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts”. At the Denbigh Alliance this is particulary true where we seek to find common purpose and synergies which will allow us all to benefit in a challenging but supportive environment. We believe that as we approach even more uncertain times that we will become stronger by working together in partnership, with aligned principles, ethos and moral purpose.

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Why choose us?

Denbigh Alliance believes that only by working together will we become stronger. Our philosophy is built on allowing our schools to do what they do best, within a challenging but supportive environment

Supported Autonomy

We will support schools to maintain their autonomy, leveraging those areas of commonality for...

School Improvement

We have a strong Secondary and Primary School Improvement Team covering...

We have a strong Secondary and Primary School Improvement Team covering...

Strong Governance

High quality governance is central to the success of the Trust. The Trust's governance...

Central Support

We have an extensive range of central support services that will allow school leaders to get on...

Our Students Success Stories

Read what alumni have to say about their experience.

Meet our Trustees

Mr Cove Chair

John Cove is an accomplished, well-organised and innovative professional that has acquired valuable, transferable skills within the public, private and voluntary sectors, notably around education, community and sports developments. John is a Director at MK Dons and Chair of MKDSET. John maintains personal networks and profitable relationships to provide an advantage and has developed successful partnerships at all levels. A proven leader who has developed, established and reinvigorated many services and facilities and who uses strong interpersonal skills to liaise with people at all levels up to and including Board and Government. John has been a Trustee since 2018.

Mrs O’Brien Vice Chair

Maureen joined the Trust in 2018 and is an experienced Programme Manager and Business Transformation professional. She has a degree in Commerce, a Masters in Business Studies, and is also a qualified accountant. She worked for many years for global organisations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds Banking Group, and Barclays Bank. Maureen has over 25 years’ experience in managing business change and transformation, mergers and acquisitions, and enterprise systems implementations programmes. Maureen has a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering mission-critical, global initiatives from inception to closure. She has an exemplary record of achievement with the ability to set objectives, define deliverables, prepare plans and budgets, manage teams, and consistently deliver complex global programmes on schedule and to budget, sometimes with limited resources and aggressive timelines.

Mrs S Collings CEO

Sue is the Trust’s CEO, having started in April 2023. Sue has worked in education for over 30 years and has been a secondary Headteacher for 14 years and a CEO for over 6 years. She has a master’s degree in leadership and management and is a qualified leadership coach. She has led extensive personnel, technological and physical change in schools which has created innovative learning environments. Sue is an elected ASCL Council representative where she is a member of the Leadership and Governance group, and she is also a member of the DfE Trust Leaders group where policy and practice are designed. Sue has been a Governor to a Virtual School, a Principal Examiner for OCR and a national trainer in education. Sue remains passionate about raising achievement for all students and has achieved this continuously throughout her career against a backdrop of challenging budgets.