For some time, in order to maximise opportunities for collaboration and joint working, the Derbyshire special schools, support centres and two Staffordshire special schools have worked together.
As part of this group we have been discussing the possibility of forming a multi-academy trust. This is being considered as a means to continue our very successful collaborative work. The other schools who are interested are:
There is no final decision. Governing bodies of each school will make that decision when more detail is known. There will also be a full consultation with the whole school community and staff at each school. However, before consultation, we need to do further work to be certain of how the trust would operate. We also want to ensure that trust governance would be of the highest standard.
We therefore ask our school communities if anyone would like to put themselves forward as a trustee. More details about these roles and an application form can be found below. The deadline for applications has now been extended to Friday 5 January 2018 at 12 noon.
Every pupil can fulfil their potential within the unique PEAK curriculum, making learning motivating and relevant. This will be achieved through team work, dedication, patience and respect. We encourage our pupils, families and others to be involved every step of the way.
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