CGS Trust is a multi-academy Trust formed in 2012 which seeks to provide outstanding education for its pupils.
The Trust will be involved in the further development of new schools over the coming years.
Colston’s Girls’ School has been at the forefront of all-girls education in Bristol since opening in 1891. Colston’s Girls’ continues to be one of the highest performing schools nationally, as well as the most popular girls’ school in Bristol. Our A-level students win places at universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Exeter and Sheffield, on courses such as mechanical engineering, medicine, modern languages, mathematics and law. We combine an academic approach with a strong pastoral system to create confident, independent and resilient students.
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Bannerman Road Community Academy joined CGS Trust in September 2015. Bannerman Road Community Academy is an inclusive primary school in Bristol and shares its setting with the Children’s Centre. The two modern buildings in inner city Bristol, Easton are linked by play areas and our developing landscaped areas are used in forest school activities for all children.
Barton Hill Academy is based in the Barton Hill area of East Central Bristol and is the most recent school to join CGS Trust in September 2016. Barton Hill Academy is a large academy serving a diverse community and many of our children and families are multi-lingual. The Academy has 20 classes from Nursery to Year Six.
The Dolphin School is a new and unique inner city school with an exciting future. Every member of staff who works here has the opportunity to contribute to the creation and building of a caring, high achieving and community ethos for our school.
Fairlawn Primary School opened in a majestically modernised Victorian Grammar School in September 2015 for reception children as a new two form entry school meeting the needs of the local area and community. By 2021 the school will have classes in each year group from Reception through to Year 6.
The Kingfisher School is a one form entry school located in St Anne’s, Brislington. Since joining the Trust, The Kingfisher School has developed a relentless approach to raising standards of achievement.