ATC News Update 23.04.2021

In a week of chocolate caterpillar lawsuits and celebrating St Georges Day, it has been a busy week across the Trust.  We look forward to Cassim joining the central team in mid-May. Cassim will provide ICT support to schools across the trust.


Congratulations to Seth Wilkins and Zaitoon Bukhari.  Seth will take up a two year secondment with the central team as the National Education Lead for Arbinger UK, supporting both our schools and others.  Seth’s role with the central team is two days a week from September.


Zaitoon’s secondment is the EdTech Lead for AtC.  Zaittoon will work alongside leaders in our schools and central team to implement the digital strategy. Zaitoon’s secondment is for two and half days per week, starting September.  We are really looking forward to capitalising on their expertise across the trust.


We currently have the following vacancies across the trust:


Deputy Headteacher – Quality of Education at Bowland High



Primary  Classroom Teacher at Roseacre Primary Academy


Primary Classroom Teacher KS1 / KS2 at Thames Primary Academy


If you and know of anyone that would like to apply for the roles please forward or click the links above.


Jenny, our Director of Finance and Operations is taking over the Data Protection Officer (DPO) responsibility from September 2021.  She will be completing DPO training over the next few months. We wish her luck in her training over the upcoming months.




New and replacement ID badges are now printed by the central team. If you would like a new badge or need to update your badge, please complete an ICT support request via


Some members of the central team are training to complete a 10km in Blackpool on 11th July. They are training twice a week in and around Witton Park. If you see them, give them a supportive wave and If you would like to get involved or would like more information about this please contact the central team.


If would like help or to talk to someone about adapting to life with the easing of restrictions as we continue to follow the roadmap out of lockdown, ATC Trust have councillors available for each of our schools. If you would like more information about this please contact Beth (