• "Cmat is a family of schools working in collaboration and sharing a common goal. Each school will have the freedom to determine its own ethos, which enables children and staff to be the best they can be."

Our Family of Schools


Black Firs Primary School
Longdown Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4QJ
Tel: 01260 272935 Fax: 01260 277285
E-mail: office@black-firs.co.uk
Website: www.black-firs.co.uk
Headteacher: Mr Martin Casserley

Black Firs is a primary school of just over 260 students in the West Heath area of Congleton. Black Firs joined Cmat and became an academy in June 2014.


Castle Primary School
Mow Cop Road, Mow Cop, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 4NE
Tel: 01782 297890
Fax: 01782 297891
E-mail: office@castle.staffs.sch.uk
Website: www.castleprimary.co.uk
Headteacher: Miss Jill Mason

Castle Primary School is a small semi-rural school on the Stafforshire/Cheshire border. They joined Cmat and became an academy in March 2015.


Congleton High School
Box Lane, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4NS
Tel: 01260 730123
E-mail: enquiries@congletonhigh.com
Website: www.congletonhigh.com
Headteacher: Mr Jim Barlow

Congleton High School is a high achieving 11-18 academy school of just over 1100 students in East Cheshire. It has been a specialist school of Engineering since 2004. Its motto is 'Achieving Success Together' and it aims to be a well-led, inclusive school where quality teaching enables everyone to learn and to fulfil their potential.

Congleton High School is the founding member of Cmat.

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The Oaks Academy
Buchan Grove, Crewe, Cheshire CW2 7NQ
Tel: 01270 661223
Email: admin@theoaksacademy.com
Website: www.the oaksacademy.com
Headteacher: Mrs Emma Hooley

The Oaks Academy is the newest member of the Cmat family, joining the Trust in November 2019. Based in Crewe, it is a small and welcoming 11-16 academy school, whose motto, 'Inspire, Believe, Achieve,' underpins its approach to education and young people.