Aim High Academy Trust

About Us

Reasons for a local partnership?

What it means for our schools

Children
  • Access to wider peer groups
  • Access to great learning resources
  • Improve teaching and learning opportunities across all schools
  • Improvements in their physical environment
Staff
  • Greater opportunities for staff development
  • Access to great learning resources
  • Sharing best practice, subject leadership and distributed leadership
  • Employee benefits
  • Opportunities to work in other schools
Community and Governance
  • To continue to be part of the local community
  • Local people running the Trust and schools Governing Bodies
  • Shared polices
  • Shared buying power to save money & release more funds for Teaching and Learning

 

Why we can be confident
Sharing
An ambition to give generously and receive greatfully
Style
Partnership not empire
Aim
All schools good or outstanding in latest Ofsted Inspection
Spirit
The needs of the children and our community as our first priorities
Structure
Governance based on a skills model

The style of the trust
Low profile
The trust will be backroom not front of stage
Earned autonomy
The vast majority of decisions will be taken by Headteachers, SLTs and LGBs
Community
Present and future members would be geographical neighbours to maximise benefits
Partnership
Trust decisions will be made in an open discussion on a basis of collegiality
Focus
A mission based on professional development
Quality
High expectations of pupil experience, service quality and teaching standards