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Queen Eleanor's C of E Junior School

Queen Eleanor's C of E Junior School"A caring, supportive community, grounded in a Christian ethos, where children are inspired to explore their potential and develop skills for life."

The Good Shepherd Trust

The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust

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The Good Shepherd Trust is based adjacent to Christ's College at:

The Academies Office
Larch Avenue

Tel: 01483 910210

Chair of the trust: James Friend

CEO: Paul Kennedy

Directors of Education:  Alex Clark

What is the Good Shepherd Trust?

The Good Shepherd Trust (GST) is a family of 16 church and community schools located within the Diocese of Guildford.

In partnership with schools, the Trust strives to provide transformational education by setting high standards, encouraging and recognising positive achievement in everyone, raising aspiration, increasing opportunities and improving standards.

Queen Eleanor’s joined the Good Shepherd Trust in November 2014.

Mission and Purpose...

Jesus said:

"I have come that they may have life, and have it in all its fullness.  John 10:10-11

The Good Shepherd Trust is rooted within the Diocese of Guildford and their mission is to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for every pupil.

They believe that every pupil has the right to a broad and rich education to be achieved within a distinctly Christian context, valuing each child as an individual and enabling them to flourish by discovering and developing their God given gifts.

Their purpose is to build a strong and high performing family of sustainable schools supported by first class shared services. Working together, we will enable our people to achieve excellent outcomes for pupils, and harness resources to secure the long term future of our schools.

The Good Shepherd Trust Principles... 

Distinctively Christian, with leadership characterised by serving others

With schools and for schools

A stronger family by sharing expertise

Collaborating for the common good

Strong stewardship and effective governance

The Good Shepherd Trust Safeguarding Statement

The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our employment practices reflect this commitment.

Who are the member academies?

Northern Hub

Ashley C of E Primary School, Walton-on-Thames

Ottershaw Christ Church C of E Infant and Junior Schools

St Paul's C of E Primary School, Addlestone


Eastern Hub

St John's C of E Primary and Nursery School

Surrey Hills All Saints C of E Primary School

The Weald C of E Primary School, Beare Green 

Scott Broadwood C of E Infant School, Capel


Western Hub

Farnborough Grange Nursery and Infant Community School

Potters Gate C of E Primary School

St Andrew's C of E Infant School

The Holme Church of England Primary School

Waverley Abbey C of E Junior School, Tilford


Central Hub

Christ's College, Guildford

Queen Eleanor's C of E Junior School

St Mark and All Saints C of E Primary School 

St Mary's C of E Primary School, Chiddingfold


The Good Shepherd Prayer...


You gave your Son

Jesus Christ to be the good shepherd,

And in love to lay down his life and rise again:

Keep us always under his protection,

And give us grace to follow in his steps;

Through Jesus Christ Our Lord.



Please click here for the Central Team

Please click here for Trust Members

Please click here for Trust Directors (Trustees)

Please click here for Directors' Attendance and Minutes

Please click on the link below for Annual Accounts