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Here are illustrative case studies on what teaching schools alliances are doing around the country. It indicates the ways in which a school could benefit from joining one of these networks.
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This Ofsted report examines what outstanding governing bodies, and the headteachers of the schools they serve, contribute towards schools’ effectiveness. This includes case studies that look at the character of the governing bodies and how they have approached aspects of their work.
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This is an extensive series of examples of good practice, published by Ofsted. Each example talks about the how the good practice is implemented and is full of useful tips for how it could be replicated by another provider.
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In this document, Ofsted highlights how Barnfield Academy Trust has demonstrated best practice in ensuring value for money in its schools.
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This case study of the City of Bath College focuses on how they ensure that the quality of teaching is constantly high and improving.
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Nikki King, Non-Executive Director and Chair of Greenacre Academy Trust and Andy Reese, CEO of Greenacre Trust, discuss the challenges they've faced; working together and how educationalists and business leaders can partner to create outstanding academy schools.
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This case study gives an example of how a group of schools can collaborate effectively, and offers advice and questions you may want to think through if you are setting up collaboration.
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This governance case study outlines the structure used by Outwood Grange. They have a small, powerful and responsive central board with two advisory sub-committees and academy councils for each school providing a vital link to the community.
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This governance case study gives a practical example of a restructure from umbrella trust to multi-academy trust and the considerations to take into account during the process.
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This case study shows a large multi-academy trust (MAT) with a cluster-based organisational structure. The central board set the overall direction for the Trust and local governing bodies are responsible for the day-to-day governance of schools.