The Governing Body of Chambersbury Primary School is considering becoming a Foundation school and joining the East Dacorum Co-operative Learning Trust with 1st July 2017 as the proposed implementation date. This would mean that we remain a local authority school, but have a legal partnership to work with.
The rationale for this proposal is as follows.
4. Joining East Dacorum Co-operative Learning Trust would
5. The rationale for acquiring the Trust, the contribution it will make, and the direction it will provide to the schools can be summarised as follows:
The Trust will build on existing relationships between local schools and assist us as we continue to:
Trust schools are part of the local authority system, but supported by a charitable trust which would be represented on our governing body. It is important to be aware that the governing body will continue to run the school, handle the school budget and be responsible for the performance of the school. The Trust will provide additional resources and expertise.
There is no intention of changing staffing arrangements as part of these proposals.
We are arranging a series of consultation meetings on Wednesday 22nd March.
We hope you will join in the discussion and come to one of the meetings if you are able to.
Further details of the proposals are provided in the full Proposal information pack which can be downloaded from the website:
Des Taylor, Headteacher Doug Stack, Chair of Governors