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PSA- Support Through PSA Credits

by Michael Ford last modified 27 Jun, 2018 12:39 PM
Strand 5- Discounted Bespoke School Support, CPD Programme and Academy Conversion through credit purchase

Through this strand of the PSA, schools are accessing a range of provision and tailored work which is bespoke for their needs and context. The linked diocesan School Improvement Adviser plans a programme of work with the school, designed to meet their needs as a deeply Christian and effective school.

The support may include:

  • CPD Programme
  • Discounted Academy conversion fee
  • Admission appeals service

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All support purchased through credits will be for 3 or 6 hours enabling, where appropriate, time for the adviser to plan or follow up work. PSA credits are £60 +VAT each.

The 2018-2019 rate is: 

PSA Rate  PSA Rate Cost  Non PSA Rate 
PSA Support 1/2 day (up to 3 hours) 5 credits £300 +VAT £450 +VAT
1 day (up to 6 hours) 9 credits £540 + VAT £810 + VAT
Central CPD 1/2 day course 1 credit £60 + VAT £90 + VAT
1 day course  2 credits £120 + VAT £180 + VAT

For more information about the PSA Menu of additional support, please click here.

The DBE is also privileged to work with a number of schools as their Challenge and Support Partner (CASP). This offer is purchased through PSA credits.

"Thanks for your support, not only in preparing us for SIAMS, but also in the work you have done with us at every stage. The difference you have been able to make for us, and which you have enabled us to deliver, is very large indeed. The Diocesan Board of Education is an honorary member of our school community!" - Headteacher

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