The Cam Academy Trust
The Cam Academy Trust was set up in 2011 as the Comberton Academy Trust to oversee Comberton Village College's conversion to academy status. It was established based on fundamental core values in keeping with the very best of Village College and community-based education in order to deliver excellence for all pupils across each of the Trust’s academies. It was renamed in 2016 but has retained its focus as it aims to ensure excellent for all in each of the Trust's acadmies.
These currently comprise the South Cambridgeshire village colleges in Comberton (including Sixth Form), Cambourne and Melbourn, St Peter’s School (and Sixth Form) in Huntingdon, Thongsley FIelds Primary & Nursery School, Hartford Junior and Infant Schools, also in Huntingdon, Jeavons Wood Primary School, Cambourne, Gamlingay VIllage Primary, Everton Heath Primary School and Offord Primary School, St Neots. Bourn Primary Academy joined as an associate member in September 2021.
Further information about Comberton's membership of the Trust, including financial information, can be found by clicking here.
To view the Articles of Association and legal information, click here.
To view the Prospectus, click here.
The core values of The Cam Academy Trust
The Cam Academy Trust has six core values that are at the heart of all academies overseen by the Trust. These core values are at the heart of Comberton Village College, helping to set its ethos and guide its work and educational provision:
- The excellence principle.
Education must be of the very highest standard.
- The comprehensive principle.
Education must be for all types and abilities of pupils.
- The broad education principle.
Education must incorporate a broad range of subjects and personal development.
- The community principle.
Every Academy must be at the heart of its local community and serve it well.
- The partnership principle.
Each Academy must seek to work positively in partnership with others for mutual benefit.
- The international principle.
The curriculum inside and outside the classroom must have a clear international dimension.