Inspiring excellence - in learning and life



Commitment to Improvement and Excellence

The Trust makes a commitment to:

  • High Expectations
  • A strong, knowledge-based curriculum across all key stages
  • Carefully focused teaching, rigorous tracking, and personalised intervention
  • Qualified staff that are motivated, well-trained, and using cutting-edge research
  • A strong, wider curriculum offer across all academies/schools

The Trust academies / schools commits to their local community:

  • Schools of premier standard, capable of meeting pupil aspirations
  • Sponsored schools to make rapid improvements
  • Pupils recruited from local neighbourhoods to make social mobility a reality and not an aspiration
  • Empowerment of every one of the local communities our schools serve
  • School buildings and facilities at the centre of local neighbourhoods where they can help create community and social cohesion

The Trust makes a commitment to every academy / school that chooses to become a VALT academy:

  • A strong and vibrant VALT community
  • A vision and commitment for excellence to enable all children to achieve their very best.
  • A skilled Central Team that works alongside schools to deliver educational excellence, operational excellent and a strong VALT community
  • High quality school improvement support
  • A collaborative approach to policy and systems development
  • An investment in staff wellbeing and continuous development