The new Nightingales?

Tom Legge COVID-19, Schools

Can schools fill the gap in the childcare market and change the face of the sector for good? COVID-19 has brought a seismic shift to the childcare market that will be felt long after life starts to return to pre-pandemic normality. Recent research from Childcare.co.uk suggests that nearly one-sixth of the providers asked said they were likely to have permanently …

LBH – 30 Hours sufficiency assessment

Tom Legge Testimonials

“Premier Advisory Group was commissioned by London Borough of Hounslow to carry out a 30 Hours Sufficiency Assessment. PAG had a professional approach, listened carefully to our requirements, engaged extensively with our providers, gave regular updates on progress and was responsive to requests to further develop data as required. PAG’s  final report contributed to planning for the sufficiency of 30 …

QCEST – MAT formation

Tom Legge Testimonials

“Premier Advisory’s services were recommended to us by a multi-academy trust for whom who they had worked with previously on a similar piece of work. From our initial discussions until the present day PAG staff have been a valuable source of information, expertise and support. PAG’s initial work was to work with the school on an application to open a …

CEC – Childcare Sufficiency

Tom Legge Testimonials

“Thank you for producing the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment for Cheshire East Council. The research was managed effectively and the report produced on time. The gaps analysis and actions provide a clear focus for future planning.” Mark Thornton Childcare Development Manager, Cheshire East Council

DSAT – Trust Capacity Funding

Tom Legge Testimonials

“Premier Advisory worked with us to help us secure TCaF funding to support the delivery of the next phase of our trust’s strategy. PAG helped us refine our growth plan and application form efficiently and effectively, taking time to understand our vision and ethos. We were impressed with how PAG was able to match our narrative style to reflect the …

Wave 2 SEND Free Schools

Tom Legge Uncategorised

DfE announced the successful Expressions of Interest for Wave 2 of the SEND Free Schools Programme on 11th March. Here is a list of all the successful bids with headline details. For more information, please contact Tom Legge on 07951 858666 or tom@premieradvisory.co.uk Bexley Social and emotional mental health and autism spectrum disorder Bromley Autism spectrum disorder Bury Autism spectrum …

DfE launches new academy funding round

Tom Legge Schools

This week, the DfE opened applications for the MAT Development and Improvement Fund (MDIF). This new funding is designed to support two particular types of applicant: Those aiming to form a new multi-academy trust (MAT) of at least two schools Existing trusts aiming to take on at least two additional schools Within these broad groups, priority will be given to …