Join Us Become an Academy Become an Academy Sponsorship The support of a committed sponsor in Lord Laidlaw who offers generous financial support for each of the academies in the trust. Z Experience A professional and committed Board of Directors with in-depth experience of all education sectors. Vision A clear vision from the Trust Directors for the success of the Trust and its academies. Expertise The extensive expertise and experience of Laidlaw Schools Trustees in education, school and academy leadership, local authority leadership and DFE experience. Leadership The support of the board comprising entrepreneurs, local business leaders, international business leaders, community service leaders and parents. School Improvement Our leaders have wide ranging experience of significant and effective school improvement. Success Access to experienced and successful leaders of both primary and secondary sectors. w Support Support leading and managing change, including setting up new schools, setting up a new academy and academy conversion.