Research and analysis

Northern Education Trust: inspection outcome letter

This letter includes findings from a review of the Trust’s overall performance and recommendations to improve student achievement.

This publication was withdrawn on

Reports for multi-academy trusts are now published on the Ofsted reports site.

View inspection outcome letters for Northern Education Trust.


Focused inspection of Northern Education Trust

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


This letter follows the focused review of 9 of the Trust’s schools in November and December 2016.

Inspectors held telephone discussions with either the principal or executive principal of 8 other schools in the Trust. They also had discussions with trustees and trust leaders, principals, representatives from local governing bodies and external partners.

Published 21 March 2017