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Support Packages Available

Please see below School to School Support Packages available from the Salop Teaching School Alliance.

 

1.      Package One: Departmental/curriculum review

We recommend a minimum of two days for this work.  This allows for appropriate meetings with Heads of Department and SLT line managers.  

At a cost of £600 plus SLE preparation time.  The SLE will indicate how many hours they feel they will need to prepare for the review and agree this with the school in advance.  Prep time is charged at £40 per hour

 

Schedule

Day One (6 hours): 

  • SLE meets with SLT line manager
  • SLE meets with Head of Department and key members of staff
  • Preliminary review of curriculum, programmes of study, lesson resources, and department policies.

 

Day Two (6 hours):

  • Learning walks – useful if these are joint with key members of staff
  • Work scrutiny and student voice
  • Time to write up initial findings

 

The SLE will leave the school with initial bullet points and actions

 

SLE full report:  This will include a review of the evidence gathered and full recommendations for improvement.  This will be a comprehensive document and is therefore available on request at an additional £50 charge.

 

Charge Example

Package One support requested with agreed 2 hours preparation time agreed with SLE

  •  Package fee - £600
  • 2 hours Prep  - £80
  • SLE Full Report Requested - £50
  • Total - £730

 

 

 

 

2.      Package Two:  Whole school review

SLEs can carry out a review of a whole school area across departments of a school to see how embedded a policy or system is.  These are usually one to two days in length.

Two day request will be at a cost of £600 plus SLE preparation time.  The SLE will indicate how many hours they feel they will need to prepare for the review and agree this with the school in advance.  Prep time is charged at £40 per hour.

 

The SLE must follow the schedule below:

 

Day One (6 hours):

  • A meeting with the Headteacher or appropriate member of SLT.
  • Joint learning walks across a range of departments – at least six 15-20 minute slots.
  • Work scrutiny of student work and student voice.

 

Day Two (6 hours):

  • Scrutiny of appropriate school policy, SEF etc as appropriate.
  • Time to write up initial findings.
  • Additional days can be requested preferably in advance, at additional cost.

 

SLE full report:  This will include a review of the evidence gathered and full recommendations for improvement.  This will be a comprehensive document and is therefore available on request at an additional £50 charge.

 

 

 

3.      Package Three: One Day Support Requested (6 hours)

If one day of support is required this will be at a rate of £325.

 

The SLE will leave the school with initial bullet points and actions

 

SLE full report:  This will include a review of the evidence gathered and full recommendations for improvement.  This will be a comprehensive document and is therefore available at an additional £50 charge.

 

Charge Example

One Day support requested

  • Fee - £325
  • 1 hours Prep included in day fee
  • SLE Full Report Requested - £50
  • Total - £375

 

 

 

 

 

4.      Package Four: Whole or Part Staff Training Sessions CPD

Many of our SLEs can deliver CPD sessions around departmental or whole school leadership and management, teaching and learning e.g. effective feedback, questioning, effective planning and many more – please ask. 

 

These can be delivered as part of staff meetings, PD days or twilight sessions.

This package includes:

 

- Planning and discussion with the school’s link member of SLT prior to delivery.

- Delivery of a session up to 2 hours in length (longer sessions can be discussed)

 

Charge:

  •  3 hour SLE preparation fee @£40 per hour
  • £40 per hour delivery charge for SLE
  • If during the school day – cover charge of £30 per hour to cover release of SLE.
  • £50 brokerage fee for Teaching School admin.
 

Example

CPD session 2 hours during the school day requested:

  • 3 hours preparation - £120
  • 2 hours delivery - £80
  • 2 hours cover - £60
  • Alliance brokerage fee - £50
  • Total - £310

 

 

5.      Package Five: Pupil Premium Review

PPI specialists to carry out a 2.5 day review at a cost of £1,000.  The school can request a longer and more detailed visit which would be costed according to each individual request.

 

     Day One (6 hours) Full day Planning and Preparation time in School:

Reviewers planning and preparation to develop a better understanding of thcontext of the school being reviewed,its pupil premium profile and thspecific challenges it faces in improving outcomes fodisadvantaged students. Once this initiapicture has been formed, a discussion with the Headteacher and key leaders of the school being reviewed to enable both parties to check their understanding, fill any gaps in knowledge and ask any questions they may have. 

 

     Day Two (6 hours) - Full day School Visit (6 hours):

Producing aactioplan taking an evidence based approach.  The plan to include a clear executive summarand a list of actions which will improve the schools strategy for pupil premium funding and impact positively on outcomefodisadvantaged pupils. The plan should build otheschools self-evaluation, anidentify cleamilestonesresponsible individuals, success criteria anaccountabilities.  Visits may include observing teaching and learning and discussion with leaders and individual leaders who are in a position to make the greatest impact on improving outcomes for disadvantage pupils.

 

     Half a day Report & Evaluation (3 hours) - 2—6 months later:

This is an opportunity for the reviewer and school to evaluate the progress made and the emerging evidence of impact.  The reviewer and school may adapt the plan accordingly, to ensure that the school’s strategy is as effective as possible.

 

 

 

SLEs can be commissioned for longer work up to a maximum of 15 days per academic year but these days must be spaced out on a termly basis so an SLE can return to review any actions laid out after their initial report.  These must also be negotiated with the Teaching School.

 

 

Please note: Should an SLE be requested to support a school as part of the Strategic School Improvement Fund the cost will be £400 per day and would be administered by the SSIF Secondary Hub. 

 

 

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