Our Partnerships

Think Physics

Led by Northumbria University, Newcastle, Think Physics is an innovative, cradle-to-career project aimed at using physics to inspire young people, particularly women, into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. For more information click here

Think Physics

Outstanding Teacher Programme

The Trust supports schools sending teachers of this programme with a 2 for 1 offer on levels 1 and 2 of OTP.

This Is Creative Enterprise 

An exciting offer to high schools, the Trust this year match funds up to 3 creative areas per school.

Step into STEM

A 5 year programme following a cohort of students from year 9 through to leaving school, providing yearly STEM activities in Trust High Schools.


Esh employability

Building My Skills is a structured employability skills programme which provides students with a broad introduction to world of work. Read more...

Esh Group

Engineering Development Trust

The Trust has been involved with many programmes delivered by EDT. In 2014/15 schools can participate in a range of activities such as the Engineering Education Scheme aimed at year 12 students; Go4Set aimed at year 9s; and Primary Engineer. Read more…


vInspired Schools

vInspired Schools is a flexible programme and offers an opportunity to coordinate voluntary opportunities and programmes, and to develop a whole-school approach to volunteering and social action. Read more...



The Trust has entered into a cashback scheme based on office product purchases across Trust schools in partnership with Sidekick Office Products, part of the NBT Group based in Killingworth. The Trust will receive 5% cashback on office product purchases by Trust schools. It is not yet known how significant the income generation potential of schemes of this nature are. However if successful the Trust may seek to extend the approach to other areas of expenditure.