Typically, Local Authorities take around a 10% top slice (Management Fee) from schools. Our Management Fee is substantially lower, meaning more money direct into school. We will keep the Management Fee as low as possible, enabling you to make your own choices.
A group of Wellspring Academies have collaborated to buy the full-time services of an Educational Psychologist between them.
Some Wellspring Academies have collaborated to buy technical support for ICT between them.
Several Academies have grouped together to buy a Business Manager and finance support between them
We will provide the financial and legal infrastructure is required to operate as an Academy.
We will provide school standards oversight through our CEO.
We will provide a basic school improvement entitlement for all Academies.
We will provide a toolkit for effective governance to all Academies.
We will provide a collaborative professional network.
We will provide access to ongoing professional development and School Direct ITT through a Teaching School.
We will provide a helpdesk service… all from the Management Fee.
Academies can purchase additional services from us.
Academies can group together to buy the services that are specific to them.
Academies are free to make their own service arrangements.