To provide excellent education for every student in each school within the Trust.
We will achieve this by:
Keep children and young people at the heart of everything we do
Support and challenge each school in the trust on its journey towards excellence in a culture of praise, collaboration, partnership and strong governance
Ensure that each school has the highest expectations of its students and staff and supports all of them to reach their potential
Be accountable for achieving the highest standards for all our students, irrespective of background or challenge
Recognise the individual needs of each learner, being a truly inclusive trust and providing pathways to success for all students
Foster an ethos of continuous improvement in each school in the trust
Ensure the highest quality teaching and learning, founded on best practice teaching and learning strategies and an excellent and appropriate curriculum
Focus on developing leadership skills to build confidence, self-worth and life skills with a special concern for resilience and well-being
Provide a broad and balanced curriculum in each school, meeting the needs of the students
Provide opportunities to expand student’s life vision and increase their own expectations and ambition
Develop young people to be responsible and engaged citizens who are actively contributing to society.
Strive to be an excellent employer, utilising the best possible human resources practices and supporting and challenging staff, trustees and governors to be the best they can be
Provide relevant professional development opportunities for all staff at any stage of their career
Seek to develop all staff to be leaders at whatever level they work
Work hard to attract, retain and develop the highest quality staff
Motivate staff through rigorous, positive appraisal processes
Provide top quality mentoring and coaching for all staff
Ensure each school is at the centre of its community, raising aspirations, expectations and achievement
Work with the family, parent or carer to understand their child’s needs, helping them to support their progress
Proactively develop employer, community and academic partnerships ensuring that our young people understand the pathways open to them and are ready for the world of further study and work
Work collaboratively with local, regional and national institutions and organisations to develop effective learning strategies and innovative approaches to educational delivery, sharing knowledge freely.
Provide safe, well managed and stimulating learning environments
Ensure facilities and all equipment and technology are maintained to the highest standard
Provide excellent value for money with rigorous financial management procedures Trust Improvement
We will seek to improve all our schools by:
Each year we establish the strategic priorities and objectives which are intended to focus the work of the Trust Executive Team
and to inform the individual school improvement plans which drive most of our work.
The Salterns Academy Trust will:
Each strategic priority will be underpinned by a detailed strategic improvement plan(s). Through the existing governance arrangements across the Trust, progress against these priorities will be discussed and evaluated.