Trust Benefits


Support for Governors & 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 progressReview of the structure and impact of the leadership team

    • 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

  • 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 & 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






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 & 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



  •  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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