Vision and Values

Our Vision:  

To provide excellent education for all children and young people in each school within the Trust

We will achieve this by:

  • Keeping children and young people at the heart of everything we do
  • Supporting and challenging each school in the Trust on its journey towards excellence in a culture of praise, collaboration, partnership and strong governance
  • Ensuring that each school has the highest expectations of its students and staff and supports all of them to reach their potential
  • Being accountable for achieving the highest standards for all our students, irrespective of background or challenge.
  • Recognising the individual needs of each learner, being a truly inclusive Trust and providing pathways to success for all students
  • Fostering an ethos of continuous improvement in each school

Key Strategies:

  1. Curriculum

We will:

  • 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.
  1. People

We will:

  • 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
  1. Engagement in our Community

We will:

  • 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
  1. Resources:

We will:

  • 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
  1. Trust Improvement

We will seek to improve all our schools by:

  • Building an ethos of being the best
  • Planning strategically to best employ our resources
  • Setting appropriate trust wide policies
  • Exerting strict financial control
  • Researching and employing the best quality external advice.