The legal governance of the partnership comprises representation from the four Surrey Phase Councils, the 6 Dioceses that have a responsibility for schools across the County, the 20 Surrey Teaching Schools and Surrey County Council.
We work closely with key school improvement providers and organisations to collectively sustain and develop an extensive model of school-led school improvement. Surrey is fortunate to benefit from a range of providers including; yy SCITTs and Appropriate Bodies for Teacher Training, the Surrey Plus Maths Hub, the Surrey Science Learning Partnership, Surrey Music Hub and Surrey Arts, Surrey SACRE, Durrington and Thornden Research Schools and the sub-regional English Hub.
Surrey is very well served by 20 designated Teaching Schools, supporting all phases of education. Our community of designated National Support Schools and the contribution of over 50 designated NLEs, SLEs and NLGs underpin the very valuable work that is coordinated through SAfE’s coordination of the delivery of the TSC SESL sub-regional school improvement programme.
We recognise and celebrate the breadth and depth of expertise within Surrey’s school system and are delighted to be working with all Surrey schools, to identify and signpost best practice within our community and to facilitate the sharing of school to school provision and training to support all schools on their journey of improvement.
SAfE is committed to sharing innovative solutions to problems and change, for improved outcomes of all children. To do so, we welcome the opportunity to work with strategic partners who deliver high quality thought leadership and system leadership.
A key principle for SAfE is that all of our work is underpinned by and informs the development of, a high-quality evidence base to support school improvement in Surrey.
SAfE is a subscribing partner member of the EPI, benefitting from the exceptional research and thought leadership that this organisation provides and working with them to further understand and work towards narrowing the disadvantage gap.
SAfE works with Whole School SEND on ongoing workshops in Surrey. The Whole School SEND Consortium is delivering the Department for Education SEND Schools’ Workforce Support Contract and a randomised control trial funded by the Education Endowment Fund. It brings together schools, organisations and individuals who are committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND can maximise their potential.
The Association’s key principles reflect a belief that school-led improvement will only work if the system is inclusive and collaborative and that ‘locality matters’. SAfE is a subscribing member to this organisation which comprises over 30 partnerships across England and provides SAfE with the opportunity to continually develop and learn from best practice.
Please click on the icons below for access to the relevant strategic partner websites. Our partners offer comprehensive CPD, school to school support and access to teacher training provision, in addition to an extensive library of school improvement information and guidance.
The Teaching Schools Council
Surrey County Council
Surrey Children's Services Academy
Joint Phase Councils
South East Surrey Teaching School Alliance
Dover's Green Infant School
Reigate Priory Junior School
Reigate Valley College
SEND Teaching School Alliance
West Hill School
Linden Bridge School
George Abbot Teaching School Alliance
GLF Teaching School Alliance
South Farnham Teaching School Alliance
South Farnham School
Innovation Teaching School Alliance
The Ridgeway School
Collaborative Learning Teaching School Alliance
Ewell Grove Primary School and Nursery
Stamford Green Primary School
St Polycarps Catholic Teaching School Alliance
St Polycarps Catholic School Primary School
Paradigm Teaching School Alliance
St Joseph's Primary School
Tandridge Teaching Alliance
St Mary's CofE Primary School
St John The Baptist Teaching School Alliance
St John The Baptist School
Thornden Research School
Durrington Research School
Surrey Maths Hub
Science Learning Partnership
Surrey Arts Hub
Surrey Music Hub
The Diocese of Arundel & Brighton
The Diocese of Guildford
The Diocese of Westminster
The Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth
The Diocese of London
Diocese of Southwark
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