Maiden Erlegh Trust to sponsor Chiltern Edge School

Maiden Erlegh Trust given approval to sponsor Chiltern Edge School

Maiden Erlegh Trust is delighted to have received approval from the Regional School’s Commissioner to become the sponsor of Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common. Working in collaboration with Oxfordshire County Council, Reading Borough Council and colleagues at the school, it is anticipated that Chiltern Edge School will join the Trust on 1 August 2018, before the start of the next academic year.


Maiden Erlegh Trust, established in October 2014, is based in Reading and is well known for providing high quality education for local communities. Maiden Erlegh Trust is made up of three schools: Maiden Erlegh School in Earley, Maiden Erlegh School in Reading and Great Hollands Primary School in Bracknell

Executive Headteacher of Maiden Erlegh Trust Miss Davies said: “I am delighted that Chiltern Edge is joining the Maiden Erlegh community as it represents a body of professional colleagues and bright and articulate students who will enrich the Trust and who have already shown great determination to improve”.

The Headteacher of Chiltern Edge School Miss Green said: “We are looking forward to a successful future as part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust. The opportunities for collaboration and development will strengthen our ability to provide the very best educational experience for the children of Chiltern Edge School.”

Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Public Health Hilary Hibbert-Biles said: “This is really great news for everyone associated with Chiltern Edge School. Through the tremendous efforts of staff and pupils, the school has made excellent progress in recent months and now has the opportunity to secure the best possible outcomes for its pupils as part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust.” “Credit must also go to the parents for the huge amount of support they have given the school, which I hope will continue in the future.”

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to building on the strengths of Chiltern Edge School and working with all stakeholders to develop the school further so that it provides exceptional academic outcomes for its students.