‘The YES way’

As a trust that empowers autonomy at local level, making sure schools support their specific cohorts in their own high quality way. All the trust schools sign up to the same principles for their education The ‘YES’ Way, our co-created charter of expectations and commitments to every young persons future.

The moral purpose of our Trust is ‘transforming lives’.

We achieve this though consistently demonstrating our core values which are being:

  • Child centred
  • Adaptive and sensitive to need
  • Authentic in our relationships


We strive for:

  • Solution-focused mindsets
  • A climate of reflection and feedback
  • Intrinsic motivation *
  • Continual improvement
  • A culture of collaboration


Our minimum expectations of our staff are:

  • Belief in our core values
  • Professional conduct at all times
  • Appropriate communication
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Kindness and compassion
  • Flexibility and adaptability