School Leadership & Improvement

What We Offer:

  • A diagnostic package assessing the strengths and weaknesses of individual schools or groups of schools, working with you to develop a training programme to meet them
  • Gathering the views of your staff and pupils to help your school improve
  • Flexible packages that can focus on a particular aspect – eg teaching, middle management or senior leadership
  • We can use innovative approaches to gather insight across your schools
  • We can present our findings and set up discussions
  • Particular expertise in spiritual, moral, social and cultural development including support for ‘British Values’ work
  • Wider participation in support activities including membership of IEBs
  • Review and support packages for academies and free schools

Why We Can Offer This:

  • Our consultants have more than a decade of experience as an HMI in primary and secondary school inspection and improvement with extensive practical expertise in supporting schools which have been judged inadequate
  • Adrian was the lead author of the key Ofsted publication which informed the ‘requires improvement strategy’, Schools that Stay Satisfactory (2011) and also of the initial materials for all the Ofsted ‘Getting to Good’ seminars
  • Adrian has lead on the analysis of school improvement issues in Ofsted annual reports for the last seven years
  • Adrian has led Ofsted’s work on community cohesion, helped write the first guidance on ‘British Values’ and worked closely with the RSA in discussions over their report Schools with Soul. Ceri Morgan has particular expertise in maths and the more able.
'Just to say.... the training that we attended yesterday was the most useful that we've been on for ages. The whole process is sure to have a significant impact.'

- Sarah, Head Teacher.

'Your support this half term has really helped to sharpen our practice and we now feel much more prepared for Ofsted. So thank you'

- Headteacher, Yorks/Humber secondary school.

Every project is designed individually. Please call or email to discuss your needs and explore how we can help.