The Empower Trust

Empower Trust

Unit 6 The Courtyard
Yeomanry Road
Battlefield Enterprise Park

Tel: 01743 598200


Please address any queries to Michelle Harrington

Inspire to Achieve

Empower Trust is a network of unique and diverse church and community academies dedicated to ensuring the provision of an outstanding education for every child within our family of schools. We are proud to champion a collaborative approach to school improvement, working alongside our Heads and utilising talent within our schools. With. full commitment to learning, we continue to develop and promote innovative and dynamic approaches to learning, stay relevant in our research and feel proud of our levels of expertise across our academies.

Our mission is to ensure that every child experiences a consistently high quality education – socially, morally and academically. We pledge to ensure all children become successful learners and develop into young people who contribute to our world and succeed in their ambitions.

Carla Whelan,



Mission Statement:

‘Inspire, Empower and Achieve – a commitment to excellence’


Vision Statement:

‘To create a home for world class learning that improves the lives of each child in our family of schools.’

The Vision statement is exemplified by a set of strategic objectives:

  • To facilitate and promote the development of happy, confident and enthusiastic life-long learners
  • To guide, support and inspire every child and adult to fulfil their potential
  • To develop a culture of inclusion and diversity
  • To adopt a values-led approach to all aspects of school life
  • To deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum
  • To promote high aspirations and ambitions for future success
  • To maintain a focus on maintaining the mental health and well-being of children and adults


The members of Empower Trust are:

  • Greenacres Primary School, Shrewsbury
  • Market Drayton Infant and Nursery School
  • Market Drayton Junior School
  • St. Peter’s CE Primary and Nursery School, Wem
  • The Wilfred Owen School, Shrewsbury
  • Woodfield Infant School, Shrewsbury
  • St Georges Junior School, Shrewsbury
  • St Mary’s CE Primary School, Shawbury


Academies must publish financial information about the school.

Such information should include:

  • Annual report
  • Annual Audited accounts
  • Articles of association
  • Name of Trustees and Members
  • Funding agreements

All of this information can be found on our central trust website, for which the link is included below.

Empower Trust Website

Empower Trust Values


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