• Recruitment and retention of the best staff and being an employer of choice.
  • Education excellence for all. All academies attaining or aspiring to an outstanding judgment by Ofsted.
  • A safe, secure and forward thinking learning environment.
  • Financial efficiency, probity and security.
  • Strong leadership and governance at all levels.
  • Growth, development and sustainability.
  • —Strong reflective self-evaluation.
  • Continuous improvement culture and aspirations.
  • —All teachers within the Academies will be good or better.
  • —High quality CPD of staff will mean our Academies will attract and retain the very best teachers.
  • —Progress and attainment in our Academies will not only exceed floor targets nut will be comparable with the very best for student progress and outcomes.
  • The level of permanent and fixed term exclusions (as a percentage of the pupil group and enrolment) to be below national average.
  • All academies to be full in all year groups.
  • All academies to have a full staffing establishment in September of each academic year.
  • Full and timely submission of Annual Report to Companies House.
  • Attendance at full Board and Committee meetings to average 90% or higher over the academic year.
  • Audit reports identify no high risk aspects to the functioning of the Trust or its Academies.
  • The Trust has a clear 3-5 year vision which has been used to identify strategic priorities.