In our academies and the schools that we work with, we will:

  • Establish and maintain strong and effective leadership
  • Maintain the highest expectations of Trust-wide teaching and learning and recognise that each school is an integral part of its local community
  • Deliver good governance as a non-negotiable element of our work
  • Develop and sustain a strong and rapid trajectory of improvement in all our schools
  • Ensure a calm and purposeful learning environment
  • Maintain robust systems of performance management
  • Champion broad and balanced curricula designed to meet the needs of the 21st Century
  • Develop and sustain strong links with local and national business to foster links for work experience and future employment opportunities
  • Harness the developing potential of information technology to enhance classroom practice and the business operations of the Trust
  • Promote the sharing of expertise and effective practice across our academies and schools
  • To listen to pupils, staff and parents as to how the Trust and schools deliver to their local communities
  • Provide value for money services, delivered at minimised administrative cost
  • Build capacity by nurturing a collaborative network of school improvers
  • Be outward facing, learning from excellent practice and other research to develop the offer in our schools and across the Trust
  • Ensure community ‘ownership’ of our Academies and schools and that they are seen as the schools of choice by their communities
  • Foster and sustain strong links with further and higher education

In overall terms, the Trust wants to be able to be judged as having met a shared set of values and a vision, delivering a high quality education provision so that all pupils and students maximise their potential for learning.