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    School to School Support

    In order to provide effective school-to-school support, we harness the expertise of a wide range of professionals including Lead Practitioners, Local Leaders of Education (LLEs) and National Leaders of Education (NLEs). The Director of Teaching School brokers all school-to-school support requests in order to maximise the impact on the outcomes for students and staff.

    • Lead Practitioners

      Our team of lead practitioners, including ASTs and Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are outstanding middle and senior leaders with the skills to support individuals and teams in other schools. Our team has a clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding leadership practice in their area of expertise. In addition, each lead practitioner is equipped with the skills required to help other leaders to achieve this outstanding practice within their own context.

      Our current team comes from both primary and secondary backgrounds and their expertise covers a range of subject areas as well as middle and senior leadership support, Initial Teacher Training, School Business Management, Attendance and the professional development of staff.

      Please click the link below for the Directory of Expertise


      • Local Leaders of Education (LLE)

        The aim of the Local Leaders of Education (LLE) programme is to improve pupil outcomes through partnership working between schools and academies.  Local leaders of education (LLE's) are successful Headteachers who work alongside other heads to drive forward improvements and build capacity to ensure that improvement is sustained.

        • National Leaders of Education (NLE)

          National Leaders of Education (NLE) are outstanding Headteachers or principals who, together with the staff in their schools (designated National Support Schools - NSS), use their skills and experience to support schools in challenging circumstances.  In addition to lending their own schools, NLE's work to increase the leaders capacity of other schools to help raise standards.