We inspire and nurture children and young people in South London to excel, through education that transforms lives and strengthens our diverse communities. 
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Our Family of Schools
We are a small but growing multi-academy trust that spans across primary and secondary phases. Learn more about the Charter family of schools below.
Boy reading a booklet from the Wellbeing School
CHARLES DICKENS
PRIMARY SCHOOL
Teacher teaching from the front of her class at Dulwich Hamlet
DULWICH HAMLET
JUNIOR SCHOOL
Children reading at Lyndhurst
LYNDHURST
PRIMARY SCHOOL
Dance lesson at the Belham Primary School
THE BELHAM
PRIMARY SCHOOL
Teacher supporting student at Charter School East Dulwich
THE CHARTER SCHOOL
EAST DULWICH
IT lesson at Charter School North Dulwich
THE CHARTER SCHOOL
NORTH DULWICH
Latest News
The Charter Magazine Vol.1 is out now!
July 22, 2021
Three more schools join the Charter Trust
April 1, 2021
Trust CEO awarded OBE in the New Year’s Honours
December 31, 2020
Our Network
Learn more about The Charter Schools Educational Trust network below.
Challenge Partners
Challenge Partners believes the best way to enhance the life chances of all children is to enable collaboration between schools and trusts to combine our wisdom
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The Wellbeing School
A whole-school approach to Wellbeing
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London South Art Hub
London South Art Hub provides a free Art Education platform for all children, families and teachers.
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Flexible Working Ambassador Schools
Our mission is to champion flexible working.
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Behaviour Hubs
Charles Dickens Primary School (CDPS) is delighted to have been awarded Lead School status.
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London South Teaching School Hub
From Initial Teacher Training through to the Leadership National Professional Qualifications, we’re with you every step of your way.
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Charles Dickens Research School
Bringing education research to life, by joining up theory and practice.
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