School Improvement Leicester (SIL)

School Improvement Leicester (SIL) is a new alliance open to members of Leicester Primary Partnership with the aim of further improving school performance amongst its member schools. As a subsidiary of LPP, it is funded through subscription and de-delegation.  It is a membership club where members have benefits and responsibilities, members are not merely buying a service but are partners responsible for co-creating and quality assuring it together.

Meet the SIL team here.

Objectives of School Improvement Leicester

The alliance:

  • Provides a transformational model for school improvement;
  • Maintains a distinctive Leicester approach to school-to-school support founded on the principles of system leadership;
  • Uses an approach to school improvement that supports and challenges all schools in the partnership;
  • Embeds an ambition of high aspiration and achievement for all the children and young people of Leicester.

Benefits for Members:

Core benefits provided from subscriptions and members time and commitmentEnhanced benefits provided from de-delegated funds for maintained schools and fees for academies and free schools
Co-ordination of peer review triads and management reportsSchool Improvement Partner 2 days a year to provide support and challenge to school leaders and governors
Training and development activities to support peer reviews2-day whole school review once every 3 years. Prioritised for schools due to OfSTED inspection.
Link headteachers2 days of primary consultant/SLE to support work on school priorities
School Improvement Partner for 1 day a year to provide support and challenge to school leaders and governers via the Autumn Peer Review meeting
School Improvement Board to:
- keep an overview of the health partnership schools
- understand the school improvement needs of members
- commission, challenge and support

For more information, contact Jo Holland