School Logo

The Painsley Catholic Academy

The Painsley Catholic Academy was formed in 2012 and expanded in 2018 as it merged with The Holy Trinity Catholic Multi Academy.  It is now the largest multi-academy in the Archdiocese of Birmingham and faces an exciting future.

The Painsley Catholic Academy is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 08146661.  Registered office address: Station Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 1LH


Click here for The Painsley Catholic Academy Annual Reports and Financial Statements

Click here for information on the Directors of The Painsley Catholic Academy.


The Painsley Catholic Academy Senior Executive Team

The Painsley Catholic Academy comprises 16 schools. For more information please go to


Mr Stephen Bell

Chief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Bell has responsibility for the overall

strategic development of the multi-academy company.  He regularly meets

the Principal in each school and monitors the standards of teaching and

learning as well as the pastoral support available to each and every child.

Mrs Joanne Bradbury

Chief Operating Officer

Mrs Bradbury is responsible for all aspects of the business and finance

functions across the multi-academy company.  She works closely with

the Principals, Accountant and School Business Managers to ensure that

all aspects of the business meet legal and statutory requirements as well

as achieving efficiencies which mean that finance is focused on teaching and learning within the schools.



Mrs Cathy Horton                                                                        Mrs Gill Wretham

                                             Deputy Chief Executive Officers

The role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer entails supporting the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer to achieve their strategic aims.  They regularly visit schools and support Principals in addressing the school development needs in order to achieve excellence in each and every school.

The Painsley Catholic Academy 19-20 Financial Statement