Oxford Diocese Board of Education

We work in partnership with ODBE who have a large team of professionals who support the family of schools within our Trust.  The Trust negotiates a bespoke package of a comprehensive range of services for all schools within the Trust.

Reading University

We work with the Reading University on a number of projects, particularly in relation to teacher training but also research work and overseas students.

Forest Learning Alliance

The Trust works with Forest Learning Alliance to ensure high quality professional development and support for staff in our family of schools.

Berkshire Music trust

Music is a strength within our Trust. We have strong links with Berkshire Music Trust in our family of schools and access to specialist music teachers.


We aim to achieve the Artsmark in all of our schools and bring the arts and culture to life in every classroom.

The Chartered College of Teaching

With links to the Chartered College our Trust keeps up to date with the research and evidence from across the educational landscape which improves the outcomes for our children.

Teaching schools hub berkshire

The CEO is a member of the Partnership Board for Teaching School Hub Berkshire. The purpose of the Partnership Board is to shape the strategic vision of the hub going forward, and drive communications. The Keys is a local delivery partner for Teaching School Hub Berkshire for the Early Career Framework (ECF). 


Our Partnership with UCL is based on the delivery of their ECF programme. The Trust’s Director of Teaching and Learning works closely in partnership with UCL to ensure high quality delivery of this programme for Early Career Teachers in Wokingham, Bracknell and Reading. 

church of england foundation for educational leadership (CEFEL)

The Keys was appointed as a Delivery Partner for the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) with the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership in September 2021. We are part of the South East Delivery Area which broadly covers Oxfordshire and Berkshire, including the Church of England Dioceses of Oxford, St Albans & Guildford and the Catholic Diocese of Birmingham.