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									Montacute Trust School




          Special. Very Special.




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The School

    Children who have Severe or Profound
     Learning Difficulties
    Autism
    Parents with Good Taste
    Specialist School in field of Cognition
    –   Outreach
    –   Training
    Regional Facility
    Massively Inclusive
    –   400 Mainstream children this year
    –   37 Mainstream teachers this year
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What makes us Special now




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History

   Trust Status since September (first special
    school nationally)
   Foundation School and former GM school
   Working with a very inclusive Unitary
    Authority
   Very involved Governors
   Outstanding reputation
   Very well led

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History 2

   Reasonably well funded but very ambitious
   Only SLD/PMLD School in Authority
   Regional provision
   LA Grasp of regional perspective limited
   Terrible building – Lodge Hill
   Playgroup – a symptom


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Where?




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Why Trust Status

   The Adonis Principle (BSF wave 6)
   Trans Agency Working
   Encouraging participation for our children at
    all levels
   Driving amalgamation
   Aiming High
   Research Involvement

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Trust Structure/Members
(put together by Governors)

   JP Morgan
   Dorset Scope and Langside
   University
   LA
   FE College
   Governor
   Head

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14 Months in

   Extended School and care pathfinder
    commissioning
   LA thinking differently about school
   Potential for problem solving – different
    thinking – Business model
   Breaking new ground – labour intensive
   Blackpool Rock?
   Work Experience

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Challenges - Frustrations

   PCT Health PCT Health
   JP Morgan very busy and lose their way
   Personalities and Quality
   Workload
   Support in pathfinding




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Clunky

   Langside and Governance
   Involving stakeholders (Parents and Trust?)
   Trust/Governor Axis




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Today’s Worries become Tomorrow’s
Stories




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