I write this as we approach an Easter holidays, the like of which we have never experienced.
The Trust works with partners that advance its aims or objectives or improve its educational offer by adding additional capacity or expertise. All subscribe to the Trust's values and ethos.
Whole Education- is a partnership of like-minded schools, organisations and individuals that believe that all young people should have a fully rounded education, developing the knowledge, skills and qualities needed to help them thrive in life and work. Education should be much more than examination syllabuses, national tests or the national curriculum. The focus is on research, sharing practice and curriculum development.
Edison Learning - founded in 2002 by experienced UK educators and specialists in school improvement who were committed to finding a better and more fulfilling approach to helping schools to raise levels of achievement for their pupils. Today, they have a staff of around 50 permanent and associate staff providing distinctive and highly credible expertise across the many facets that together make a great school. The focus on primary teaching and learning has been of particular value to our Trust.
PiXL Club - a collaboration of school leaders focused on raising standards across GCSE, A Level and Key Stage 2. The Trust has engaged with conferences, networks and training and development programmes.
Suffolk County Council – a key strategic partner, the Raising the Bar initiative is Suffolk’s response to raising achievement. Our focus is helping them attain their objectives in partnership through Trust schools.
The National College for Teaching and Leadership – seeks to improve the quality of the education workforce (teachers) and help schools to help each other improve. We are involved in networks at a local and national level which have been particularly useful in supporting out Teaching School.
Stone King - solicitors that provide seamless, complementary legal advice covering all aspects of the law. They are national leaders in the charity and education sectors. They have supported us through all conversions and in many other ways.
Schools Choice – The trading arm of Suffolk County Council this supports us with: human resources, payroll, pensions, finance services and business development
Achievement for All – an independent, not-for-profit charity that transforms the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children by raising educational aspirations, access and achievement. They have worked with us supporting the education of disadvantaged pupils especially those eligible for the Pupil Premium.
PCH Associates – a dynamic and professional building consultancy, PCH have supported us with successful bids through the Academy Capital Maintenance Fund and for Environmental Improvement Grants
West Suffolk College – an important partner in our desire to improve the quality of vocational education. We currently partnering the College on developing an animal husbandry course at Newmarket Academy.