As members of HEP, schools will have a local strategic voice and forum, which will promote a shared direction and coherence across Hounslow, supporting schools to maintain high standards through provision of a range of agreed services.
Members of HEP will have:
- Access to regular HEP networking meetings appropriate to phase and area
- Ability to drive the development of new services to meet the needs of schools for the future
- Voting rights to appoint the HEP Board Directors
- Discounted rates for HEP approved services
Ranging from providing phase specific services e.g. peer review programmes, access to a formal organisation able to commission services on behalf of schools and ensuring best value, lean and efficient use of stretched resources as well as access to affordable training and development opportunities. HEP will share expertise and best practice for collaborative CPD, create a structure of local led mutual support by using the skills and expertise across the partnership to support all of the schools’ to improve teaching and learning.
In addition, schools will be able to purchase from HEP, elements of the service appropriate to their own school’s needs. The current offer includes:
1. School-Led Improvement: Primary and Special Schools
- Peer Challenge Programme - Developed and owned by HEP member schools to drive improvement in the quality of education for Hounslow children and young people
- Identified Joint Practice Development – School based, self-supporting research and development programmes as identified through Peer Challenge aimed at improving outcomes in areas of need
2. School-Led Improvement: Secondary
- Senior Leaders Teaching and Learning - Providing strategic leadership and a forum for addressing needs that cover a spectrum of learners and learning provision across the HEP membership
- Subject Networks - Established to assist the development of subject teaching for HEP members, supporting the CPD of middle leaders and to facilitate sharing and development of good practice across the membership
- Departmental Peer Reviews - A collaborative process focused on middle leadership to identify strategies to raise academic standards and build capacity
3. Support for Vulnerable Pupils: All Schools
- Managed Transfers - Members of HEP have establish a protocol designed to secure a conflict-free transfer of pupils for whom permanent exclusion would be otherwise necessary
- Fair Access - A principle applied to any pupil of compulsory school age, where there is difficulty securing a place through the standard admissions procedures
What our members say
Ofsted Inspection Training – "Four days well spent! Supporting the development of our school under the guidance of a skilled trainer with a wealth of experience across the primary range was invaluable."
Primary Subject Networks – "The content in the sessions covers all aspects of high quality practice in Maths and it makes me reflective on my practice in class and how I lead and help develop other teachers."
Primary Subject Networks – "Meeting other subject leaders and sharing, makes me feel better about what we are delivering and that we are on the right track."
Develop your A level Teaching – "It was really nice to be able to talk to other A level German teachers as there aren’t very many and we could share our experiences."
Contingent Talk with Books – "Such a worthwhile project for Early Years, which you can see working right in front of your eyes. Well-planned and organised project, fantastic expert who inspires us all."
Get Hounslow Reading – "The biggest impact has been on our teachers’ enthusiasm for reading/books and their knowledge of high quality texts, finding innovative ways to engage readers through displays, book talk and story time."
Secondary Subject Networks – "There are so many useful takeaways from the meeting to help improve teaching and learning and they are things which can easily be put into place after the meeting."
Get Hounslow Reading – “There can be no doubt of the enthusiasm of Hounslow teachers and impact of their hard work on growing a Reading for Pleasure practice in their schools over this academic year. Many teachers said that the time to talk and share practice was what they valued most highly.” Charlotte Raby – Programme Facilitator
Secondary Subject Networks – “I really enjoy the content and the supportive group of fellow geography leaders discussing ideas in a non-judgmental, relatively informal way. The group certainly helps each other and fundamentally discusses relevant topics which are benefiting me.”
Get Hounslow Reading – "Very informative and helpful. A lovely chance to reflect. Excellent, enthusiastic delivery which would inspire anyone! You are very knowledgeable and sessions are well-organised. Thank you!”
Challenging Behaviour Training – “Great training, thank you for all your expertise and advice. I learnt lots of things about different ways that can affect pupils’ behaviour and how to deal with different situations."
Deep Dive Subject Leader Training – “Thank you for the very detailed and thorough subject leader checklist. It is an extremely useful and much necessary exercise. It's been an eye opener. Thank you”
Develop your A Level Teaching – “A much appreciated forum to apply pedagogy to a subject specific domain, with such rich professional talk after the keynotes in the Economics breakout session.”
The success of the Hounslow Education Partnership depends, in part, on good communication so please do get in touch to give us your feedback or about anything else you would like to discuss.