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Willows Academy Trust

Sawley Infant and Nursery School is part of the Willows Academy Trust (WAT).  Along with 3 other schools we converted to a multi-academy trust in 2014 after full consultation with our stakeholders.  


In Sept 2017 we restructured our multi-academy trust and appointed a Chief Executive (Jeannie Haigh) who is leading us on the next stage of our journey.  


We are schools with individual identities who are committed to working in a collaborative way to ensure the very best for our pupils, staff and school communities. 


Together we aim to encourage and enable all our pupils to:




Please see the links below for our academy trust and individual school websites where you can find more information about us. 

Willows Academy Trust contact details:


Our Chief Executive Officer can be contacted as follows:

Jeannie Haigh

Tel: 0115 9733626 (via Sawley Junior School)

Mobile:  07903 169436



Correspondence address:

Willows Academy Trust

c/o Sawley Junior School

Wilmot St

Long Eaton


NG10 3DQ


The chair of the board of directors can be contacted as follows:

Dr Pip Dean


c/o clerk to the Board of Directors:


Our chief financial officer can be contacted as follows:

Jake Richardson 



Our data protection officer can be contacted as follows:

Jake Richardson   


Tel: 0115 9733626 (via Sawley Junior School Office)


Company Name: Willows Academy Trust

Registered Office: Sawley Junior School, Wilmot Street. Long Eaton, Nottingham. NG10 3DQ

Company Registered No. 9093035 (England and Wales)


Tel: 0115 9733626 (Registered Office)


On the Willows Academy Trust website you can find information about how the Trust is structured and managed.  If you need any further information please contact us by phone, email (using the 'Contact Us' page) or call in to the School Office.