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STARS

STARS is a school partnership which is designed to provide opportunities for collaboration and the sharing of good practice which will result in the improvement of standards within a group of local schools. A raising achievement board has been set up within the collaboration to drive a continuous and consistent trust-wide focus to drive continuous school improvement.

What does STARS mean?

S - Strategic Planning

We aim to combine our forces to plan ahead to enhance our strengths and tackle
our weaknesses.

T - Team

As a partnership we will work together and support and trust each other.

A - Aspirational

We will not settle for good but will aspire for the best for all our pupils.

R - Raising Standards

We will work together to improve the standards of pupils outcomes as well as
the teaching.

S - Sharing Good Practice

Where this is capacity and strength we will share and support others in an atmosphere
of trust and mutual benefit.

STARS is a group of 6 local schools Byfleet Primary School, Kingfield Primary School, Maybury Primary School,  St Mary’s CofE Primary School and Westfield Primary School. The group will work alongside a Babcock Overview partner and other associate headteachers.

We work collaboratively on many policies and practices to provide high quality school improvement utilising the expertise’s within our schools which include:

  • Heads, Deputy Headteacher,  School Business Manager and Home School link work network meetings
  • School Development Plans priorities sharing
  • Monitoring and Peer Review and SEF reviews
  • Middle leadership development
  • Shared performance management policies linked to Performance Related Pay
  • Working parties for Curriculum and Assessment development including standardisation of assessment e.g. Reception baseline
  • Data analysis through the raising achievement board
  • Sharing good practice- we will have a good practice register which highlights excellence in particular areas including EAL, Maths, Literacy, EYFS
  • NQT training
  • INSET training and sharing statutory training days
  • Moderation from Nursery to Year 6
  • Curriculum leader network meetings
  • Shared PE provision including utilising skilled PE teachers
  • Recruitment and Employment
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