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Xavier Catholic Education Trust

St Alban’s is a proud member of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust. The Trust heads up a community of 13 schools - currently 11 primary and two secondary - in the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton.

The aim of the Trust is to provide the children in our care with the best possible education within a caring and supportive Catholic ethos.

The other schools within the Trust are:

  • Holy Family Catholic Primary School
  • St Hugh of Lincoln Catholic Primary School
  • St Augustine Catholic Primary School
  • St Charles Borromeo Catholic Primary School
  • St Anne's Catholic Primary School
  • Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School
  • Salesian Catholic Secondary School
  • St John the Baptist Secondary Catholic School
  • The Marist Catholic Primary School
  •  St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School
  •  St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School

Benefits of being part of a Trust

The Trust's role is multi-faceted and brings many benefit from the training, development and retention of teachers, support staff and school leaders, to the ability to achieve economies of scale by being part of a larger buying group, the Trust has, at the centre of its mission and purpose, the belief that every child has a right to educational excellence through the provision of high quality teaching.

  • There are opportunities for staff to undertake joint training and share their expertise;
  • Ability to streamline services and provide them centrally and more cost effectively;
  • Flexibility to buy in services from chosen providers;
  • Ability to share resources across all our schools;
  • Working together closely and supporting each other to strengthen our Catholic schools.

The Trust is headed up by a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer with a Board of Directors across Finance, HR and Audit.

Contact Details

Xavier Catholic Education Trust

Guildford Road
KT16 9LU

Telephone: 01932 582595


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