Welcome to The Sovereign Trust Website

We are a family of schools who believe that by learning and growing together we can inspire children to achieve their highest personal achievements at the same time as enjoying individualised, innovative and creative teaching and learning.

We create environments in our academies that nurture, encourage exploration, celebrate creativity and forge a love of learning. The Sovereign Trust was established in 2016 with the aim of providing exceptional opportunities for learning for a family of special academies across the region.

We started with 2 special schools in Trafford; we now have 3 academies which includes one in the Salford area. Our academies cater for pupils from the age of 2 to 19. Most of the pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan and may have a diagnosis of Autism, Down syndrome, Physical or Medical needs, Learning difficulties or Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues.

To offer this type of education, we invest heavily in the people who work in our academies. Great academies have great leaders and great staff. Our team has leaders who have proven track records of taking under-performing schools to Outstanding, and once there, maintaining that level of excellence.

This is an exciting time to be part of The Sovereign Trust family, and I am proud to work with such exceptional professionals to deliver on our promise of exceptional opportunities for learning to every child in our care.

Our aims and aspirations are ambitious, as they should be; our children deserve no less. I hope that you will find all the information you need about us on our website (and the linked academy websites). If you need any more help or advice don’t hesitate to contact us.

Bev Owens

Chief Executive Officer

Be a volunteer

  We offer volunteering opportunities in each of our schools. Make a difference and apply today!

Our Vision

  The Trust will be a centre of excellence for learning and development for pupils, parents and staff.

Keep Up to Date with Sovereign

  You can see all the latest news and events from all the websites of our family of schools.

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Dr Seuss


The Sovereign Trust

The Sovereign Trust is a charitable
company limited by guarantee.
Registered in England No. 09666511.
Registered Office: Pictor Academy Grove Lane, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire WA15 6PH.

Our Aim

Working together to increase the opportunities we offer to our pupils and staff; and able to extend our SEND expertise to other schools and academies through professional training and support.

Family of Schools

We are a family of schools that places children at the core of all we do.

Manor Academy

New Park Academy

Pictor Academy