School-to-School Support -

NCTL Designation: August 2015

National Leader of Education

Mrs Alixena Lubomski is an experienced headteacher with a proven track record in providing effective system leadership support to colleague headteachers in the Dioceses of Salford and Leeds over the last ten years.  Currently she is also a serving Section 48 and Canonical Review Inspector for the Diocese of Leeds.

As a headteacher of Sacred Heart, Ilkley  within the Bishop Wheeler Multi-Academy Trust, she  works in collaboration with the other heads on a regular basis. She leads and supports internal school-to-school reviews and provides peer support on a range of issues including:

  • preparation for S48 inspections
  • working with governors
  • monitoring of teaching and learning
  • policy development
  • assessment development
  • change management
  • staff recruitment/induction/appraisal.

 Support from Sacred Heart Staff

Our experienced teaching and support staff are eager to share their good practice in the following areas:

  • Early Years provision and practice
  • Phonics teaching/assessment
  • Teaching of Grammar, particularly in Upper Key Stage 2
  • Motivating boys to write
  • Planning a highly differentiated curriculum
  • Phased Creative Curriculum planning
  • Special Educational Needs provision
  • Enhanced progress for Pupil Premium children
  • Developing  resilience and determination through participation in sporting/musical and dramatic curriculum opportunities.

IF YOU NEED FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT POSSIBLE SUPPORT FOR YOUR SCHOOL/SETTING, PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL OFFICE.