Strategic Intents

STRATEGY

  • In order to achieve an integrated and sustainable financial model for the federation define, agree and implement a leadership structure, roles and accountabilities, job description assuming a single integrated enterprise / management structure operating across three sites. One federation Headteacher and 3 Associate Heads (one per site). The number of Assistant Heads dependent upon the rationalised curriculum and delivery sites. Model the financial costs of any staffing restructure. Ensure that all new appointments are on federation contracts
  • Further develop the structure and nature of post-16 provision across the two High Schools, with a consequent timeline for implementation
  • Further develop the federation relationship with the LEP schools with a view to sharing Best Practice, particularly in pedagogy, assessment and transition

FINANCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES

  • In order to achieve an integrated and sustainable financial model for the federation, clearly define the roles and responsibilities for support staff, in all of the schools, and further develop a federation-wide structure designed to deliver value for money and build capacity across all schools. Model the financial costs of any staffing restructure. Ensure that all new appointments are on federation contracts
  • In order to achieve an integrated and sustainable financial model for the federation, examine the staffing structures and workloads in all schools, against future curriculum requirements, and implement an integrated federation wide staffing structure, that improves further the focus on teaching and learning, removes unnecessary duplication, and supports the rationalised curriculum over the life of this plan. Model the financial costs of any staffing restructure. Ensure that all new appointments are on federation contracts
  • Further develop communication systems across the schools for all staff, teams of staff and governors
  • Identify and plan additional revenue generating and cost reduction initiatives to include the development of a marketing strategy

LEARNING AND TEACHING

  • Define and agree an integrated timetable and integrated timetabling process
  • Define and agree a rationalised curriculum at all Key Stages that removes duplication whilst offering a broad range of subjects, to all students, designed to provide a rich and effective learning experience
  • Develop a federation CPD programme for Line Managers and Middle Leaders in order to strengthen their role in the Quality Assurance process across all schools

STUDENT WELFARE

  • Develop systems and structures, designed to raise attendance and progress made amongst vulnerable groups of students, by implementing Best Practice consistently across all schools, to include a focus on the best use of pupil Premium and Student Bursary
  • Clarify each schools’ policy statements and procedures so that students experience a consistent approach from all staff to include IAG systems and procedures so that students maximise their potential

STUDENT PROGRESS

  • Develop common Learning, and Assessment Policies across all schools
  • Further develop a common system of tracking and agreed target setting methods using student progress data
  • Define and implement detailed action plans, in each school, designed to raise standards to at least national levels of performance and maximise the use of Pupil Premium and Sixth Form bursary in order to improve further the progress made by these groups of students

PHYSICAL RESOURCES

  • Identify the future requirements for site, buildings and infrastructure in support of the federation’s strategic intents and plan a relevant timeline designed to implement any changes
  • Develop an integrated infrastructure plan that delivers cost-effective and high quality facilities that support and enhance the rationalised curriculum across the federation
  • Identify the requirements for supporting products and services in support of the federation’s strategic intents and plan a relevant timeline designed to implement any changes