Collaborative Learning

  • Membership of a family of schools
  • Best practice networks
  • Task groups across key areas of learning and innovation
  • Access to and creation of Case Study Library
  • Opportunities to shape policy development
  • Development of shared policies and practice

Student Commitment

  • A moral commitment to the student voice
  • Annual awards evening
  • Development of leadership programmes for students
  • Highly effective Student Council who influence change and improvements
  • Good information and guidance securing positive learning pathways and opportunities
  • A relentless focus on excellent standards

Community Relations

  • Full engagement with parents and the local community
  • Parent Councils
  • Full exploitation of industrial and business links
  • Excellent communication strategies
  • Proven Community engagement strategies
  • Excellent marketing support and guidance

Staff Development

  • A pro-active response to CPD
  • Implementation of an effective approach to well being of staff
  • Access to quality training and support
  • Opportunity to share and access good practice
  • Networking nationally to secure further success
  • Effective and progressive performance management

Technology and Innovation

  • Access to the latest technology
  • Guidance on purchasing and procurement
  • Loan system of resources
  • Video conferencing
  • Full audit of provision and support for future developments
  • Applications to make learning meaningful and effective

Support networks

  • Education Adviser attached to each Academy as a single point of contact and support
  • Financial services and support
  • Legal and HR back office support
  • Governance centrally co-ordinated with bespoke training
  • Annual conferences for Principals and leaders
  • 24/7 access to support help line