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Considering joining the SGS Academy Trust family?

There are many benefits to be gained from joining our family of academies, including:

  • For good or outstanding converter schools, retention of a high level of autonomy and freedom – SGSAT is there to support Good and Outstanding Schools and create efficiencies in non-pay and back-office budgets to help support teaching and learning and free up the Head Teacher and School Board members to focus on T&L.
  • The excitement and security of belonging to a family of academies. You are not alone, there are support services and experts to call upon to deal with issues or just to bounce ideas off.
  • A transparent agreement for core support services and a tailored programme of traded services which includes:
    • CPD and Training coordination and delivery
    • Financial Services, including School Business Management, Management Accounts, Purchasing and Budget reporting, Catering, Cleaning, Waste and Energy Contract Management
    • Human Resource Services, including Payroll, Performance Management and Appraisal Scheme Management, Pension Advice, Trade Union Negotiation Support
    • Estates/Facilities Services, including Legal/Contract monitoring and negotiation, H&S advice, Property Portfolio Management, Capital Support Application support
    • IT Administration and Support Services, including Network Management support, IT Purchasing advice, Network Support, IT Security Support and advice
    • Quality Assurance and Improvement Services
    • Management Information Services, including centralised SIMS support and management
    • Learner Welfare Services, including Safeguarding advice and policy and procedural monitoring
    • Marketing and Business Development Services, including Website, Prospectus and Social Media management and advice, as well as site letting services to maximise income.
  • School Improvement: Leadership, Management and Governance
  • School Improvement: Learning, Teaching and Assessment
  • Opportunities to collaborate with wider partner networks to enhance provision and services for learners
  • Empowering strategies and opportunities for professional learning and development
  • Receiving support and challenge from other SGSAT academies
  • Opportunities to work with other academies to further strengthen staff skills base and develop the educational experience for learners as a whole.

To find out more please get in touch, read some of our frequently asked questions, or download our brochure.

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