Learning Trust to work with King Alfred School on improvement
King Alfred School has this week issued an update on the process
of 'academisation', which was impacted by their Ofsted report of
June the Somerset local authority commissioned Clevedon Learning
Trust to lead the school's post-Ofsted improvement programme.
during the second half of the summer term the school and Clevedon
Learning Trust worked together with students and staff to develop
a 'Be Proud Plan' which was shared with parents at a post-Ofsted
at the end of August, the South West Headteacher Board met to decide
which Trust should be asked to 'sponsor' the school.
group of experienced Headteachers were led by the Regional Commissioner
for Schools (RSC) in the South West, Rebecca Clark," said a
this meeting they discussed in detail which local Multi-Academy
Trust (MAT) was at this time best-placed to become the school's
sponsor and work with them to develop and move forward from their
Ofsted judgement of April 2017."
Headteacher Board decided that The Priory Learning Trust (PLT) based
in Weston-super-Mare were the Trust best placed to support and develop
the school as it embarks on the next stage of its improvement journey.
Currently, PLT has two secondary schools within the MAT."
are Priory Community School and Worle Community School. Worle was
placed in Special Measures in April 2016 - prior to joining the
Trust - and has made rapid improvement in recent times. It is planned
that three local primary schools will join The Priory Learning Trust
'due diligence' process will now start to enable the financial and
legal aspects of this partnership to be fully explored ahead of
The King Alfred School formally becoming part of The Priory Learning
Trust, early in 2018."
will be running over the coming weeks to provide parents further
information about this."
details about The Priory Learning Trust are available at www.priorylearningtrust.org.uk