Welcome to Northern Ambition Trust



Northern Ambition Trust is an established Multi-Academy Trust operating in the West Yorkshire region. They are a values-driven organisation with an unwavering commitment to their young people, families, staff and the community. They place their pupils, students and staff at the heart of everything they do.


Each child gets one chance at an education. At Northern Ambition Trust, they ensure their children are given every possible opportunity to reach their potential, unlock their creativity and to succeed in life.


Their central purpose is to ensure that all children and young people within the Trust achieve the highest standards.




Northern Ambition Trust’s vision is to create a world where all children and young people are given the opportunity to thrive, succeed and aspire.


As a Trust, they:


  • Believe that every child, whatever their background or circumstances, should be given the opportunity to flourish, succeed and dream.
  • Believe that their schools have a duty to contribute to the improvement of their local communities and wider society.
  • Believe that all schools within their Trust, irrespective of their starting points, bring something valuable to contribute to our success and the achievement of their collective goals.
  • Believe in the importance of working together in the best interests of the children in their communities.

Northern Ambition Trust’s values




Their organisation is driven by a strong moral purpose. They are first and foremost an educational charity established to benefit children and local communities.


As an organisation, they seek to uphold and model ethical leadership. They believe that they have a responsibility to act ethically, and show ethical leadership, in their actions and interactions with individuals and organisations.


They seek to uphold the values and virtues of ethical education and therefore try to use the Ethical Leadership Framework in everything we do.


Airedale Academy


Crewe Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 3JU

Airedale Infant School


Poplar Avenue, Townville, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 3QJ

Airedale Junior School


Fryston Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 3EP

Oyster Park Primary Academy


Watling Rd, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 3SN

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