Today rather than tomorrow
Today rather than tomorrow
Today rather than tomorrow

A Warm Welcome

Sean McClafferty, Chief Executive Officer

Welcome to St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, formed as a partnership of the Catholic Voluntary Academies in the Diocese of Nottingham.

We are a family of 20 primary schools and 5 secondary schools in Derbyshire and the surrounding counties, united by a collective vision to excel.

7864 Children in the Trust
1067 Staff in the Trust

In Focus: The Stronger Together Arts project

Our Stronger Together project aims to bring children across our Trust together through the Arts, offering them unique creative experiences. This year, the project has culminated in the Trust's first ever musical.

20 Primary Schools

Our Vision

We are a Catholic family of schools, working as one, transforming every individual, their family and our Trust community through the building of God’s Kingdom, caring for our environment, today rather than tomorrow."

5 Secondary Schools

Our Values


Being and building a Catholic family of schools working alongside the parents, parishes and local communities we serve


Enabling the transformation of every pupil, employee and volunteer, across our Trust family so that all can be their best and do their best to transform our world for the benefit of all


Building God’s Kingdom here on earth every day in all that we do and say


Encountering Jesus and helping all to grow in their relationship with him, today rather than tomorrow