The Sir John Brunner Foundation is a Multi Academy Trust founded on the shared ambition that every child’s life shall be enhanced through the highest standards in education.
Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College successfully joined the Foundation in April 2018. In September 2019, the Foundation welcomed The County High School Leftwich, further strengthening the longstanding relationship with the school and Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College, both rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. In December 2021, The Foundation welcomed Middlewich High School.
Deeply rooted in its heritage and inspired by the generosity of local benefactor Sir John Brunner, the Foundation is committed to serving the children of mid Cheshire and the wider area.
Each school within The Sir John Brunner Foundation shall retain a strong sense of identity, place and purpose with each school contributing to a shared experience of excellence and pride, continuing to build on a rich history whilst celebrating its own uniqueness. The shared ambition of The Sir John Brunner Foundation is that every child’s life is enhanced and advanced through the highest standards in education and that every child fulfils their academic potential through a broad and diverse education.
Professionals thrive within and are supported by The Sir John Brunner Foundation in shaping careers which allow the fulfilment of personal and professional goals and dreams.Cultural Principles
Working for the Foundation
“Teaching somewhere like Sir John Deane’s brings something new and exciting every day.
“It is a privilege to work in an environment where the energy and drive from both students and colleagues is second to none.There is a great sense of belonging at the College and working here has helped me develop and improve my professional practice enormously.
“Our students are all hardworking, aspirational and motivated and the satisfaction gained by teachers from helping students grow and achieve their full potential is incredible.”
Head of Chemistry and Computer Science at Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College
Professionals thrive within and are supported by The Sir John Brunner Foundation in shaping careers which allow the fulfilment of personal and professional goals and dreams.Kerry Kirkwood, CEO