Schools within the Teaching School Alliance have the opportunity to engage with School to School (S2S) support each year. Each school has the option to receive a visit from an NLE to support their School Improvement Planning each year as a part of their membership. We have a number of School Improvement opportunities for schools to access which are explained below.
Affinity has successfully designed peer review programmes which operate at both primary and secondary phases. Our programmes have been built in collaboration with our partner schools and engage schools in meaningful peer challenge centred around improving school performance. Our programmes are available to all partner schools and run annually, unless school chose not to engage in the process.
Anyone taking part in our peer review process is expected to engage in training before joining a team and this is led by one of Ofsted trained system leaders to ensure there is a quality in the support we are providing.
Feedback from schools about this process is extremely positive and we are always welcoming new schools to get involved.
If you would like to know more please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a team of trained NLEs, LLEs and SLEs who are available to support schools to improve. We have a range of support options available to our schools which includes:
We have a consistent charging policy for our work:
NLE/LLE Support = £550 per day
SLE Support = £350 per day
If you would like support in your school and you are not part of the alliance please get in touch and we will endeavour to support you.
At Affinity and Discovery we have a team of skilled system leaders who are here to help improve your school. We recruit new system leaders each year to ensure there is a flow of talent and capacity running through the alliance and trust and if you would like to know more about becoming an SLE please get in touch with our team. Our system includes the following National Leaders of Education:
Paul Stone – Discovery
David Briggs – Discovery
Chris Bruce (SEND) – Keyham Lodge School
Local Leaders of Education
Dawn White – Discovery
Sarah Sadler – Woolden Hill Primary School
Catherine Stretton – Spinney Hill Primary School
Phil Lewin – Ibstock Junior School
Ben Solly (Secondary) – Uppingham Community College
Judith Boston – St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School
EYFS & Pre School
Georgina Kendall (Secondary)
Caroline Towers (Secondary)
SEND & Behaviour