School Development Support Agency

Supporting the development of the school-led improvement system

Projects and Initiatives

In this section you can browse all of our current and completed projects and services.  

Click 'find out more' below to access further information regarding each of the individual projects, resources and related web pages. If you would like to talk through the details please feel free to contact the project lead or our office directly.

If you are interested in discussing how we might tailor these projects to suit your individual needs then please contact

Projects and Initiatives


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Academic Coaching

Each year approximately 1,400 Year 6 pupils in almost all of Leicester's primary schools receive academic coaching support. Academic coaching is a blend of encouragement, motivational guidance and short bursts of teaching activities.

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ALICSE (Advanced Leadership in an Integrated Child)

Created and co-ordinated by the Directors of Children’s Services (DCSs) in the East Midlands, this programme was designed for existing leaders who may be a head of service or organisation or may work in one of the children’s service ‘sectors’ e.g., schools, health, police, youth, third sector and are now developing their leadership within an integrated children’s service environment.

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Assured Safeguarding

Assured Safeguarding forms part of the regional joint-work in children’s services to maintain robust procedures for safeguarding children and young people in the East Midlands.

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