We are delighted to announce that Bygrove School has been awarded ‘Gold School’ status by the Coram Shakespeare School Foundation. This award is in recognition for ‘outstanding commitment to the arts’.
The LETTA Trust was awarded the Platinum Award!
The LETTA Trust, made up of Bygrove and Stebon Primary Schools, has been awarded Platinum accreditation against Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.
Mathew Filbee, the IIP assessor commented “All those interviewed agreed that professionalism, learning and coaching, expertise, collaboration, teamwork, innovation and the people culture are what make the LETTA Trust the success it is today and they are happy working there.”
“The school cultures have evolved and even more managers have been developed and are adopting the same ‘people first’ philosophy as the Leadership team, so that both centrally and in local teams everyone reported an even more positive and engaging working culture.”
The assessor also stated, “As an accredited SCITT, Apprenticeship provider and Kickstart Gateway organisation LETTA is delivering a huge amount to the benefit of education in Tower Hamlets and beyond.”
In conclusion, Mathew Filbee added:
“The positive ethos of LETTA is lived day-in, day-out and is focused on the whole person, both for children and staff.”
“The LETTA Trust is seen as being a friendly organisation that cares deeply about its staff and lives the ethos it has defined for itself. It has very high standards, but this is matched by high levels of care and support for people, both pupils and staff.”
Therefore, “The result of this assessment confirms that the commitment to people, both the pupils who attend The LETTA Trust and to staff, is genuine and is applied with levels of maturity.
2022: IQM Flagship School title retained
We are delighted to announce that Bygrove School continues to be one of just 100 schools to have retained the IQM Flagship Status this year. IQM provides nationally recognised validation of inclusive practice and commitment to educational inclusion in schools.
2021: IQM Flagship School title retained
We are delighted to announce that Bygrove School is one of just 100 schools to have retained the IQM Flagship Status this year. IQM provides nationally recognised validation of inclusive practice and commitment to educational inclusion in schools.
2019: IQM Flagship School Award
Congratulations to Bygrove School and the whole school community for the Inclusion Quality Mark Flagship School Award.
Investors in People GOLD Award - July 2019
The LETTA Trust was awarded the Gold Award
The LETTA Trust, made up of Bygrove and Stebon Primary Schools, has been awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.
The Trust was established in July 2017 with a social equality and justice mission.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate The LETTA Trust. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer and an organisation committed to achieving success by realising the potential of their people. The LETTA Trust should be extremely proud of their achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Matthew Filbee, the IIP assessor noted “The LETTA Trust values of Aspiration, Innovation, Equality, and Generosity are integrated into people processes such as recruitment and selection. Belief in the authenticity of the values was very high.
“There was widespread appreciation for the guiding principle and philosophy of Ubuntu. It is rare to visit an organisation where the values and ethos are so consistently and authentically lived.”
“The LETTA Trust” he said “has to be acknowledged as a key part of the wider success story of education in Tower Hamlets over the last 20 years.”
Summing up Matthew Filbee added:
“This is a highly collaborative environment; a very rich & uplifting place to visit. The immense commitment to the learning & development of great teachers who go on to be great leaders was displayed by everyone.”
Jo Franklin, CEO of The LETTA Trust said, “People are the bedrock of great schools. This accreditation recognises the amazing work that all staff do every day to support one another across the Trust for the benefit of the children. We are delighted.”
Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Working with clients across the globe, Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.