Trust Benefits

Support for Governors and Leaders

  • Information from the due diligence process
  • Strengthen, support, train and model excellent practice in Governance
  • Provide permanent Headship solution to build on current improvements and accelerates the rate of progress
    • track record of driving improvement with a sense of urgency and creating the climate of high expectations and standards required for outstanding
    • knows what an outstanding school looks and feels like
  • Review of the structure and impact of the leadership team
  • Build on the development and growth of Middle Leaders and Senior Leaders training and development
  • Member of Teaching School Alliance
  • Subject leader networks, buddying with our Heads of Department
  • Involvement in Maths Hub
  • Inside out knowledge of data and how to use it
  • Accountability and raised profile of Middle Leaders and Senior Leaders

 

 

Expertise and Experience

  • Expertise and experience of outstanding over a sustained period
  • Tried and tested what works well to get the best outcomes for students
  • Strong core departments in English, Maths and Science
  • Other strong subject areas – eg Technology, Humanities, IT
  • Forte is Teaching and Learning
  • Research into the most effective strategies, feedback, visible progress and books
  • Marketing and publicity; increasing student numbers
  • Initial teacher training as a SCITT, training and developing teachers (ITP/OTP) programmes and leadership development
  • Student Leadership Programmes

 

 

Teamwork

Teams working together across schools, experimenting and implementing what works best for children.

 

  • Termly CEO/Chair of Governors workshops, Governor-meets and Teachmeets
  • Half-termly impact workshops with Principals
  • Primary networks established with collective responsibility for improvement across the schools
  • Networks for Year 6 teachers, Year 2, Eearly Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Inclusion
  • Secondary raising achievement/subject leader meetings
  • Cross-school moderation, learning walks
  • Joint INSETs and open access to training provided by all the schools
  • Regular training and sharing ideas for Business/Office Managers.
  • Impact - improved outcomes for students 

 

For Staff, Procurement and Funding

For Staff:

  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Opportunities to step up - more system leaders at all levels
  • Some new trust–wide posts, and nurturing staff within the Trust – financial benefits
  • Experience and fulfilment of working across schools
  • Better recruitment and retention through membership of the SCITT/Teaching School Alliance

Procurement:

  •  Economies of scale: e.g. energy efficiencies, insurance, reprographics, minibuses, IT Contracts and Licences

 

Additional Funding:

  • Capacity grants from the DfE
  • Over £5m on school capital projects across the schools - 3 new buildings

Trust Benefits - Funding

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Documents & Updates

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