Our Trust Partnership - Leading Edge

Leading Edge Academies Partnership 
St Hilary School are proud members of the Leading Edge Academies Partnership - a trust of like minded, child-focused and aspirational schools in West Cornwall. Collaboration, teamwork and sharing best practice married, with support to nuture the individual character of each school to suit its locality and stakeholders, make this a trust that adds value to all we do at St Hilary School.
Our values based Trust places three core values at the heart of our work and decision making.
EXCELLENCE - Outstanding quality
EVOLUTION - Continuous change
EQUITY - Fairness and social justice
At St Hilary School we have adopted these as our school values too, with all staff and children working hard to develop these personal and school values with the aim of being the best we can be.
The Leading Edge Trust is made up of 6 schools and a central team:
  • St Hilary School
  • St Buryan School
  • Ludgvan School
  • Mounts Bay Academy
  • Fowey River Academy
  • Five Islands Academy
The Trust central team :
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Kelley Butcher
Chief Operating Officer (COO) - David Teasdale
Financial Director - Sue Mander
Director of Governance - Helen Peerless
Director of People - Vedette Peaker
Communications and Admin Officer - Becky Bright
Trust Secondary Lead Principal - Les Hall (Mounts Bay Academy)
Trust Primary Lead Principal - Adam Anderson (Ludgvan School)
For further information regarding our trust please take a look at the Trust website by following the link below:
To make contact with the Leading Edge central team please use the details below:


HQ Office

Unit H Pattern Shop



TR27 4EZ

Tel: 01736 688442

E: info@leadingedgeacademies.org