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Criteria

Want to join us?

The Excalibur Academies Trust has clear criteria for the Academies it would like to join. We are happy to consider schools in all categories of Ofsted judgement.

Any academy wishing to join must evidence the following attributes and conditions.

The essentials

  • A genuine commitment to the EAT ethos and values
  • Ambition to succeed and be outstanding
  • A secure cohort of students
  • The potential to improve or contribute to the current EAT member schools

The desirables

  • A strong leadership team
  • A full complement of competent staff
  • Access to a cluster of primary schools
  • Not to be under threat of closure
  • Financially self sustainable
  • A commitment to its community
  • The ability to complement the existing EAT schools