The Beckmead Trust has partnered with

The Confederation of School Trusts 

The Confederation of School Trusts (CST) is the national organisation and sector body for school trusts in England advocating for, connecting and supporting executive and governance leaders.

CST is a membership organisation of organisations. This means that the organisation – the Trust – is the member.

CST are proud to support and represent more than half of the academy sector in England.

Our members are responsible for the education of more than two million young people and children. 

CST is shaping the education policy agenda for school trusts.  Bringing together trusts in England from every region and of every size, CST has a strong, strategic presence with access to government and policy makers to drive real change for education on the big issues that matter most. 

Mission, Vision and Value


To build an excellent education system in England – every school part of a strong and sustainable group in which every child is a powerful learner and adults learn and develop together as teachers and leaders.


A system that holds trust on behalf of children


Selflessness | Integrity | Objectivity | Accountability | Openness | Honesty | Leadership