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Dame Ellen Pinsent School

Dame Ellen Pinsent School

Cooperative Foundation Trust

The Birmingham Special Schools’ Co-operative Trust (BSSCT; the ‘Trust’) exists to encourage collaboration between the member schools and partners, with the following aims:

  • World Class Special Education – advancing the education of the learner of the Schools and other members of the community and to otherwise benefit the community
  • Wellbeing
  • Staff Development – school improvement and development of its staff are key areas of the Trust’s strategy

The schools and partners commit to a shared contribution to the vision of the Trust with a range of expertise to support its aims and objectives.

The Trust operates under the values of the Co-operative movement, these being:

  • Self-help
  • Self-responsibility
  • Democracy
  • Equality
  • Equity
  • Solidarity
  • Honesty
  • Openness
  • Social responsibility
  • Caring for others

In particular, BSSCT incorporates the values of

  • Trust
  • Confidentiality
  • Open and honest discussion

into all its actions and activities.

Trust Website

Trust Schools

Academy Partner

Trust external partners

Recent attachments: 

  • 4 Oct 2020 - BSSCT Collaboration agreement July 2020
  • 4 Oct 2020 - Strategy Document Sept 2020