Champion Education Trust is currently composed of three schools:

Blackburn Central High School is a mainstream 11-16 school with 900 students. It’s a highly diverse and multi-cultural school in the heart of Blackburn.

Crosshill Special School is an 11-18 school with 67 students. All students have Education, Health and Care Plans for needs ranging from speech, language and communication, to autism, or sense impairment.

Lotus School opened in 2020. Its a brand new special school catering to 48 students with a wide range of social, emotional and mental health needs.

About Us

Champion Education Trust is a Multi Academy Trust founded by Blackburn Central High School and Crosshill Special School.

This trust will champion the disadvantaged and vulnerable, help to break down barriers, and allow students to reach their full potential. Champion Education Trust want all students to defy expectations, remain undefeated, and leave education as an outstanding person.

Champion will provide a first-class education through partnership and innovation; this includes world class teaching, unique in school therapy solutions, inspiring environments and an innovative curriculum. All students will achieve highly and go beyond what others thought possible, regardless of background, need or prior attainment, in a culture of high expectations and support.

Working for us

If you're searching for your next post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. By joining our School Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs.