Partner with us to strengthen your trust

We offer a choice of trust and school improvement programmes and networks for you to build a package of support that works for you and your schools, so that more pupils enjoy an excellent education.

At trust level, benefit from a national Trust Leaders’ Network, our innovative Trust Peer Review programme, and a relationship manager to support you get the best from your partnership with us. Use your group purchasing power to access a range of discounts.

Schools in your trust can benefit from programmes and networks tailored to their needs, each providing great opportunities to strengthen leadership and improvement capacity.

All partner schools and trusts join our practitioner-led national Network of Excellence where they collaborate, challenge each other and share excellent practice to achieve continuous improvement and upwards convergence across the system as a whole.

If you have any questions and or would like to find out more please join us at an Introduction to Challenge Partners event, email [email protected] or sign up here for our newsletter.

Trust-level programmes

Trust Partners

For 

Price

  • Trust Leader's Network: relational facilitated network offering a blended programme of trust visits; business webinars and visits; training in trust peer review; trust leaders’ conference; and a leadership residential.
Trust leaders £4,490
Trust leaders £6,350 - £9,750 (depending on size of trust

School-level programmes

Full Partnership

Participation in our national Network of Excellence

Plus:

Network Partners

Participation in our national Network of Excellence 

Participation in either:  

Optional add-ons (extra fee):

Network of Excellence for all partners, includes:

  • Sharing Leading Practice events, digital or hosted by schools. See accredited excellent practice with the opportunity to follow-up and collaborate in depth
  • National Network Meetings inspiring speakers, opportunity to discuss challenges, share expert practice
  • Masterclasses on live/strategically significant topics
  • Excellence for Everyone - online CPD resources and tools to support better outcomes for disadvantaged pupils
  • Exclusive website - curated knowledge exchange resources, partner school blogs, webinars and more
  • School Support Directory - our online directory of expertise and contacts
  • Regular newsletter sharing knowledge, resources and news of upcoming events

Further details and pricing:

Full Partnership 

For

Price

  • Quality Assurance Review: robust expert-led peer audit of school leadership, provision and outcomes.
Headteacher, Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders

For schools: £7.35 per pupil capped at £8,800; Min fee £3,150 

 

Special arrangements available for mainstream small schools and AP settings of 150 pupils or fewer

Multi-year discounts available

  • Virtual Leadership Quality Assurance Review: robust virtual audit of school needs with leadership focus, peer challenge, and support to inform school improvement.
Headteacher, Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders
  • Growing the Top: for stand-out schools looking to push the boundaries of already excellent performance.
Headteacher, Deputy of Outstanding school
  • Extending Leading Practice: an individual and joint school improvement journey through an in-school project, school visit days and input from researchers and other sectors.
Headteacher, Deputy of Good or Outstanding school
  • Local hub collaboration: led by Senior Partner, with funded activity on shared priorities and relationship manager.
Headteachers, SLT, Middle Leaders  

Add on options (extra fee):

  • Additional programmes
  • Regional Headteachers’ Networks: small relational networks of heads which pivot around school visits facilitating knowledge sharing, leadership development and peer support.

 

Programme £1,500

Network £1,000

 

Network Partners

For 

Price

  • Regional Headteachers’ Networks: small relational networks of heads which pivot around school visits facilitating knowledge sharing, leadership development and peer support.
Heads of similar schools, outside London

All schools: £3.00 per pupil capped at £4,500, minimum fee £2,000.

 

  • Local hub collaboration: led by Senior Partner, with funded activity on shared priorities and relationship manager.
Headteachers, SLT, Middle Leaders
  • Additional network can be added, for a fee.
  £1,000

 

Join us! Please email us to find out more: [email protected] Sign up here for our newsletter. Or download a copy of our partnership overview for schools or for trusts