History

April 2013

Lionheart Academies Trust founded, establishing a foundation for the improvement and enhancement of education provision in Leicestershire. Beauchamp College, the ‘Outstanding’ lead school within the trust, set the benchmark for this initiative.

March 2014

Highcliffe and Riverside Primary Schools in Birstall join the Lionheart Trust, and with Trust support achieved a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating following their latest inspections.

March 2015

The Cedars Academy joins the Lionheart Trust. Through the sharing of best practice and extensive collaboration, The Cedars Academy have achieved a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in their latest inspection, and solidified the Trust’s breadth of excellent provision - alongside the Primary Schools - in Birstall, Leicestershire.

August 2017

The Trust opens Hallam Fields Primary School following the success of our Primary Schools. Hallam Fields is a brand new one-form entry school serving the Hallam Fields estate in Birstall, aiming for outstanding educational provision.

June 2018

The Trust officially welcomed Judgemeadow Community College in Evington. We have been able to implement a number of key changes to ensure standards are raised and students receive the high quality of education they deserve.

September 2018

Martin High School in Anstey joins the Trust, and forms the comprehensive Cedars Martin Sixth Form in partnership with The Cedars Academy, establishing the second Post-16 School in our Trust.

October 2018

Humphrey Perkins School in Barrow upon Soar joins the Lionheart Academies Trust, extending our provision throughout Leicestershire and working collaboratively to enrich the quality of education for students.

March 2019

Sir Jonathan North Community College, an ‘Outstanding’ Secondary school in Leicester, joins the Trust. With a committed staff body, a strong track record of student progress and enthusiastic students, Sir Jonathan North is working in unison with Beauchamp College and the Trust to extend this top-tier standard of provision to all our of schools.

November 2019

In November, the ‘Outstanding’ Brocks Hill Primary School joined the Trust. The vibrant school is situated in Oadby, closely neighbouring Beauchamp College.

August 2020

The Trust will open Beauchamp City Sixth Form, a new Post-16 Free School in Leicester City Centre. Focusing on a Traditional Academic A-Level Curriculum and welcoming students from any background, the new Sixth Form will solidify the Trust’s ever-evolving presence and determination to expand, right in the heart of Leicester.