CHILTERN Edge School has been named as the latest addition to a local education trust.

The Sonning Common school, which was saved from closure at the end of last year, will be sponsored by the Maiden Erlegh Trust, which is currently made up of Maiden Erlegh School in Earley, Maiden Erlegh School in Reading, and Great Hollands Primary in Bracknell.

Chiltern Edge School will officially join the trust on August 1.

Headteacher of Chiltern Edge School, Moira Green said: “We are looking forward to a successful future as part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust. The opportunities for collaboration and development will strengthen our ability to provide the very best educational experience for the children of Chiltern Edge School.”

Executive Headteacher of Maiden Erlegh Trust, Mary Davies said: “I am delighted that Chiltern Edge is joining the Maiden Erlegh community as it represents a body of professional colleagues and bright and articulate students who will enrich the Trust and who have already shown great determination to improve”.