Key Facts

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Key Facts

  • Transform is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) with 6,500 children in 18 Primary schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

  • We host a Children’s Parliament, Children’s Awards, Sports and Arts festivals and work together to support children and families with SEND – we care passionately about the whole child.

  • We employ 900+ staff and enjoy a high staff satisfaction rate. We recognize that our school leaders and teams are our most important resource and we value their work, passion and commitment.

  • Our unique Trust Guardians group provides school support, guidance and challenge to ensure children are kept safe, attend, have equal access and their welfare promoted.

  • We have a highly-skilled team that offer Trust schools tailored teaching and learning and leadership support. The team work directly with schools and facilitate collaborative planning and CPD across the Trust.

  • As at September 2018, every school with 3 years tenure in the Trust is rated good or better by Ofsted. Recently 3 of our schools moved from inadequate to good after 3 years with the Trust and 2 schools have remained good.

  • All our Academies have Local Governing Bodies which support and challenge their school. A dedicated clerking service is available to all Trust schools. Our Chairs Forum is a valuable platform for sharing governance best practice, resource, policy and knowledge.

  • Transform Trust is a well-controlled and financially secure organization, subject to routine audit scrutiny, and is regulated both by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and by Company Law. Audited annual accounts are available for inspection at Companies House and on the Trust website (see key information).

  • Transform is also a National Teaching School (TSA) delivering high-quality school-to-school support to 48 member schools. Our capacity includes: 6 National Leaders of Education; 10 Local Leaders, 50+ Specialist Leaders and 3 National Leaders of Governance. We are a pro-active partner of the East Midlands Teaching School Alliance.

  • Our dedicated TSA facilitators deliver a comprehensive annual calendar of over 40 high quality CPD programmes meeting the needs of our staff. These include coaching, reading specialist, TA workshops, mastery maths, early years leadership, curriculum development, NQTs and digital teachmeets. 80% of members have improved their Ofsted grade or sustained good or better judgements since joining the TSA.

  • Transform has trained over 100 new teachers through our School Direct partnership with the University of Nottingham. From 2019 we will also provide School Direct in Derby in partnership with the University of Derby.

  • We are a partner and provide specialist facilitators for the East Midlands West Maths Hub  and the Derby City Research School.

  • We are a partner and Director of Inspiring Leaders, a organization consisting of 5 outstanding Teaching schools and partners licensed to deliver NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML and NPQEL.

  • Transform is a Challenge Partners Senior Partner, Leadership Team member and Hub Lead. Challenge Partners is a nationally recognised peer review network and there are 27 schools in the Transform Hub.

Interested in joining Transform Trust?