School Partnerships

The school works in partnership with a number of local schools.  Our key partnership is with the following schools in our local cluster:

  • St Wilfrid’s CE Primary School
  • Sandilands Primary School
  • Button Lane Primary School
  • Rack House Primary School
  • Manchester Health Academy
 

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This partnership benefits the staff and pupils of each school through the shared objectives of:

  • sharing leadership and management goals
  • sharing attainment, progress and other data
  • developing and sharing assessment frameworks and tools
  • learning from each other
  • sharing good practice in most areas of the curriculum
  • shared curriculum planning
  • mutual support for headteachers and Deputy Headteachers
  • cross-school lesson observations by teachers
  • joint training days (all or groups of schools)
  • shared leadership and other training programmes
  • cross-school project leadership opportunities for staff in schools
  • shared staff training and CPD opportunities
  • opportunities for children from different year groups to work together
  • economies of scale / value for money purchasing
  • local competition

Key Projects

The partnership drives and supports a number key projects.  In 2015 – 2016, the key projects are:

  • Gifted, Talented and Interested (GTI) programme
  • Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators’ Network
  • Year 4 Performing Arts Project (annual event)
  • Year 3 Writing Project
  • Spelling Bee
  • Maths Bee
  • Computing Curriculum development
  • Literacy Subject Leaders
  • Early Years Leaders’ Network