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Welcome to the Peterborough Diocese

Education Trust

The Peterborough Diocese Education Trust (PDET) is a multi-academy trust formed by the Peterborough Diocese Board of Education. Each of our schools maintains its own unique identity but we believe that we can achieve more by working together.

     ‘A cord of three strands is not easily broken.’ (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12)

PDET is responsible for employing all staff and managing the finances and other central services for the Academies in the Trust. These services include HR support; facilities and premises; procurement and school effectiveness.

Our family of schools seek to serve their local communities; they are inclusive welcoming children of the Christian Faith of other faiths or of no faith, children from all backgrounds and of all abilities.  We believe in the infinite worth of each person: children deserve the very best education and staff merit support to deliver this.  Although the multi-academy trust was formed initially to support church schools, PDET is happy to work with any community school that shares our values.

Miranda Robinson
Chief Executive


Latest News

Dec 15th

Braunston Success in Daventry Town Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics

On Tuesday 8th December, the Daventry Town Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics competition took place at Daventry Leisure Centre, with 7 primary schools competing for the opportunity to represent the cluster at the School Games Level 2 Partnership Finals next month.  At the end of the event and all of the scores were recorded, it was Braunston Primary School who claimed... read more

Sep 7th

Pytchley Endowed CE Primary School joins us!

We are delighted to welcome Pytchley Endowed CE Primary School to PDET and are really excited to announce that this brings the total number of children in PDET academies to over 2000. Pytchley is a lovely village school near Kettering and we are really looking forward to working with their Headteacher, Julia Havlickova and her team.

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Jul 1st

Easton Garford Endowed CE School joins PDET!

We are really pleased to announce that Easton Garford Endowed CE School joined PDET on 1 July 2015, bringing our total number of academies to 12 and the number of children within PDET to almost 2000. The academy has recently appointed Hazel Johnson as Headteacher and we are very much looking forward to working with Hazel and her team to raise standards and help the... read more