What do we commit to do?

‘Learning together, making the difference’


In what way will we do this?


Be fair, honest and inclusive, demonstrating integrity.


Care for children, adults and the learning environment.


Share expertise and best practice for the benefit of all learners.


Dare to do things differently and have a go.


What do we want to achieve?

To create great schools at the heart of our communities

Pupil Offer Staff Offer Parent/Community offer Governance/Operations offer


What is important to us all?

Inspire pupils, build character, resilience, life skills and an understanding of the value of education. Recruit, develop, support and retain quality staff whilst giving due consideration to succession planning. Provide parents with a high quality local academy that is their first choice and make our communities proud of us. Deliver high quality, ambitious provision at every academy to enable pupils to achieve to the best of their ability


What will we all do?

  • Value and respond to pupil voice
  • Ensure an ambitious curriculum inspires all pupils and meets their individual needs
  • Ensure assessment information is used to enable all pupils to achieve to the best of their ability
  • Introduce the Focus-Trust Pupil offer
  • Establish the Focus-Trust Healthy Schools ethos
  • Ensure Pupil Premium SEND, LAC, Sports Premium funding impacts on raising attainment of
    all/disadvantaged pupils.
  • Value and respond to staff voice
  • Ensure strong networks of academies that are centres of excellence
  • Establish the Focus-Trust ITT programme
  • Offer high quality CPD throughout career
  • Provide the Focus-Trust teaching & leadership pathways
  • Establish Focus-Trust Coaching Partners
  • Enable quality relationships
  • Inspire all staff to be open to learning
  • Ensure Focus-Trust is an employer of choice and staff are proud to work in the Trust.
  • Value and respond to parent and community voice
  • Provide clear information on standards in the academy in the Annual Report
  • Proactively celebrate Trust & academy successes via social media
  • Engage with relevant activities & stakeholders
  • Enable all children to volunteer within the local community
  • Work with our communities to improve life chances.
  • Value and respond to governance voice
  • Ensure all teaching inspires pupils and is good or better
  • Embed strong operational procedures to ensure quality standards across the Trust.
  • Ensure all LGBs &Trustees are well enough informed to drive and scrutinise performance and hold leaders to account
  • Operate best value principles with all purchasing and procurement
  • Effectively use our resources for maximum impact.

Our People

Who will help us achieve this?