School to School Support

System leaders are identified outstanding leaders who work with schools within and beyond their own Alliance to support School Improvement and improve outcomes for all children.

Here at Loreto we have a range of leaders, advisors and consultants who are available to provide support, training and guidance in a wide variety of areas – from Whole School to subject specific.

Consultancy panel – Senior Leadership support

To support our offer to Senior Leadership teams we are proud to introduce our consultancy panel whose vast array of experience equips them with a wealth of knowledge and expertise to be able to support the needs of any school.

Mrs Jane Beever

Mrs Vicky Atherton

Mrs Tricia Booth

Mrs Dawn Farrent

Mrs Susan Pennington

Mr Paul Roberts

Mr David Wilson

Should you wish to contact any of our panel to see how we can assist/support you, please contact

Vicky Atherton at teachingschool@loretogrammar.co.uk

Feedback on support provided by Loreto TSA:

“The executive headteacher and associate headteacher are providing very strong leadership and ensuring that actions are taken to ensure rapid improvements to the quality of education at the school”

Ofsted Section 8, St Antonys January 2015

“There has been intensive support from Loreto Grammar School, for example in terms of leadership development, improving the quality of teaching and moderating teachers’ assessment of students’ work….  Since the last inspection, senior leaders and governors have focused relentlessly on improving provision and standards and raising aspirations for the entire school community. Decisive action has been taken to tackle underperformance… and expectations have been raised. Senior leaders have a clear understanding of the school’s strengths and weaknesses and have taken effective action to improve teaching... Teaching in a wide range of subjects is improving swiftly.”  

St.Antonys Ofsted, March 2015

 “…the national teaching school have provided good support in this respect. They have also assisted the school in making sure that the checks made on its work are accurate and that suitable plans are in place to make further improvements”

Ofsted, Sale High School,  June 2015

“The brokered support from others schools, including coaching and specialist leader support, has helped to improve teaching and strengthen middle leadership.”

Ofsted, Lostock College  June 2015

“Leaders have made effective use of links with a local teaching school. A consultant from the teaching school has provided additional challenge and support to the school, for example in the form of training for staff…and is making a significant contribution to the increased rate of progress in improving the school”

Ofsted, Egerton High School Section 8, July 2014

“The headteacher, with the support of an enthusiastic staff team, has successfully addressed the issues from the last inspection so that the school is now good. He has been further assisted by a supportive but challenging governing body as well as the advice and guidance received from a national leader of education.”

Ofsted, Egerton High School, April 2016

“Thanks for being so supportive and willing to tell us some difficult truths! You’ve been a trusted friend of the school and have every right to delight in and feel part of this outcome”

Chair of Governors, Egerton High School April 2016

“Thanks for all of your support – you have been a vital part of our achievement”

Headteacher, Egerton High School, April 2016

“It has been a privilege to work with ….. and I have found the support, expert knowledge and experience invaluable”

Acting Headteacher, Loreto High School, Chorlton

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