The Mercian Trust

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Our contribution to the sector

Alongside supporting our nine schools in Walsall and Sandwell, we see our Trust as being at the heart of collaborative practice, alongside other education organisations, to increase opportunities and improve outcomes for all students, teachers, and communities.

We are proud to participate in the following public forums:

  • West Midlands Advisory Board - our CEO, Dan Parkes, is a co-opted member
  • Microsoft UK Education Leadership Steering Group - our CEO, Dan Parkes is chair 
  • Departments for Education Headteacher and CEO Reference Group - our CEO, Dan Parkes, is a member
  • We are a key member of the steering groups for the Priority Education Investment Areas of Walsall and Sandwell 
  • Trust-wide CPD Leaders Forum - Our Director of Teacher Development, Tracy Goodyear, is the  founder of this new national group
  • TES, Schools Week and other education publications - our leaders in our Trust and schools are regular contributors
  • Global and national education events and conferences - our leaders in our Trust and schools are regular speakers and facilitators