At the Castleman Academy Trust we have an unwavering belief that collaboration is the most powerful tool to ensuring our schools are successful. This comes in many forms, from staff sharing good practice to our pupils working together to learn new skills and make new connections, socially and academically. Cross school and phase training, research and events are integral to us working effectively together to ensure our schools continuously improve but it is not just with learning that we experience excellence.

Our ability to procure excellent and cost effective resources also increases the more we collaborate together. There are many services we share to enhance learning across the Trust. However, we also understand that there are times when a school’s need is bespoke and unique. Over time, the Trust has developed, provided, procured and supported services and resources based on need and can do so for any school within the Trust.

The services identified in the table (link on the right) are not an exhaustive list. They are an indication of the sort of support we have been asked about and/or provided since the Trust began. Castleman Academy Trust is committed to providing a bespoke service to schools to ensure the best possible support to ensure excellent standards of learning.

What is certain is that our schools work together to design the best possible support for them to ensure they make learning “irresistible”, ensure our staff are well supported and trained and that we use precious funding wisely and creatively for all stakeholders.