The Big 6

As well as offering training and support to the alliance the RLA will identify and co-ordinate skills and expertise within the alliance to:

  1. Play a key role in training new entrants to the profession
  2. Lead peer to peer professional and leadership development
  3. Identify and develop leadership potential
  4. Provide support  for other schools
  5. Designate and broker specialist leaders of education (SLEs)
  6. Engage in research and development

Teaching School Key Performance Indicators

KPIIntent
Pupil attainment & closing the gap The improvement each year in attainment at key stags 2, 4 and 5 for pupils attending schools in alliances is greater than the national average. The reduction in the achievement gap for pupils in receipt of free school meals and/or in care in teaching school alliances is greater than the national average
Overall effectiveness of schools Schools in alliances show a greater than national average improvement in Ofsted judgements, resulting in fewer poorly performing schools and more good and outstanding schools.
Quality of teaching As a result of effective initial teacher training and continuing professional development, schools in alliances show an improvement in Ofsted judgements for teaching and learning that is greater than the national average
Quality of leadership As a result of effective leadership develoipment, schools in alliances show an imporvement in Ofsted judgements for leadership and management that is greater than the national average
Number of trainees trained by teaching school alliances The number of initial trainees in teaching school alliances increases year on year (in total and for each teaching school cohort).
Supply of leaders As a result of effective talent spotting and succession planning, schools in alliances show an improvement in headship vacancy rates that is greater than the national average.
Number of schools in teaching school alliances The number of schools in teaching school alliances increases year on year (in total and for each teaching school cohort).
The number of SLEs designated, trained & deployed The number of SLEs designated and trained by teaching schools is in line with targets agreed with Department for Education. 50 per cent of SLEs are deployed within 3 months of designation.