Frome Schools Join Forces in Exciting New Collaboration

Frome is set for an exciting collaboration which will unite the town’s school system. Frome College and  Oakfield Academy  are to partner with  Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership (MNSP); the duo will join Critchill School under the management of this “high performing” multi-academy trust (OFSTED June 2023). Trinity first school is also awaiting imminent approval to join MNSP- a move which will further strengthen and unite the town's educational offer.

The MNSP Trust was established in 2010 and has grown to include 32 schools in the Southwest. With a proven track record of excellence, the MNSP has continuously strived to ensure quality education and innovative teaching practices. By becoming a part of this alliance, Frome schools are taking a significant step towards creating an exceptional learning environment for the young people of Frome.

Ms Emma Reynolds, Principal of Frome College, said of the move “The partnership between Frome College, Critchill ,  Oakfield Academy, and Trinity First School, as part of the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership, is an exciting development for the town's school system. Pupils, teachers, and the community will all benefit from the enhanced educational opportunities, improved resources, and continuity of education. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of excellence in education for the town of Frome.”

Photo: - Mark Bowker Deputy Head Oakfield Academy, Emma Reynolds Principal Frome College, Alun Williams CEO MNSP, Emma West Head Critchill School, Amanda Seager Head of Trinity First School, Mark Lees Director of Education MNSP.