The William Willett Learning Trust has a clear shared vision for its work with a culture based on Excellence in Partnership, bringing together the best in Primary and Secondary education.
About William Willett Learning Trust
The William Willett Learning Trust was established in September 2014 and its vision is to allow schools the greatest amount of autonomy and strategies for developing the quality of teaching and learning for all its students. The Trust promotes individuality and the right of each school to develop its own strengths and distinct character whilst remaining open to joint projects, a cohesive philosophy and a determination to achieve the best outcomes for students particularly at the point where students move from the primary to the secondary sector.The Trust currently operates from three schools, Coopers SchoolLeesons Primary School and Mead Road Infant School.The Trust schools are encouraged to form a range of partnerships and use these links to share expertise, develop educational research and explore meaningful approaches to teaching and learning.The Trust’s values are detailed below:•BEING INCLUSIVE: To ensure all children have access to excellent educational provision that meets their needs•LIFTING ACHIEVEMENT: To narrow and lift the range of achievement by all pupils in all academies•RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS: To ensure all pupils become responsible members of the community respecting the views, values and beliefs of others whilst developing their own.•SHARING EXPERTISE: To enable as many teachers, support staff, pupils and families to benefit from the expertise developed within our schools•DEVELOPING PEOPLE: To support the development of all staff through effective coaching, mentoring and training within and outside our schools•STRENGTHENING TEAMS: To create strong leaderships teams through greater responsibility, accountability and freedom to shape our schools•EFFICIENT OPERATION: To leverage efficiencies so that more money can be directed towards meeting the needs of children
About William Willett
William Willett (10 August 1856 – 4 March 1915) was a British builder and a tireless promoter of British Summer Time.
The William Willett Learning Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales.Company number 07520128. The Registered Office is at Hawkwood Lane Chislehurst Kent BR7 5PS
STATEMENT FROM THE WILLIAM WILLETT LEARNING TRUSTTrustees of the William Willett Learning Trust (WWLT) have today resolved that two of its schools – Mead Road and Coopers – will seek to merge with the Bromley Educational Trust (BET). This decision has been taken by the WWLT to give young people across the Borough access to a wider range of quality educational provision, to suit all abilities, interests and career aspirations.Full details are available by clicking this link
STATEMENT FROM THE WILLIAM WILLETT LEARNING TRUST - 13 October 2016Leesons Primary School has been a partner member of the William Willett Learning Trust with Coopers School since September 2014. Mead Road Infant School joined the William Willett Learning Trust on 1 September 2015. Although there have been many successful opportunities for collaboration across the three schools, the Governors of Leesons Primary School have been exploring the advantages of joining a primary based multi academy trust.After extensive research and careful consideration, the William Willett Learning Trust Trustees are proposing that Leesons Primary School transfers from the William Willett Learning Trust to the ‘SPRING’ Partnership Academy Trust with effect from 1 December 2016, subject to consultation.It is important for parents and staff in the Trust to have their say. Trustees are happy to receive correspondence on your views: by email addressed to the Company Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org by letter marked academy transfer and addressed to Mr R Carling, via the Coopers School office.The consultation will close on 8 November 2016.Yours faithfullyMr A DownesChair of Trustees