The long term benefits of using SchooliP
SchooliP has evolved since its initial development in 2011. At SchooliP we pride ourselves on listening to our customers and offering a responsive, competent and excellent service. Our customers are the most important part of our business, and we work tirelessly to ensure your complete satisfaction, now and into the future.
We are fortunate to have worked with a large number of customers on a long term basis. One customer is The Park Academies Trust. Clive Zimmerman, Executive Headteacher, introduced SchooliP initially to the Lydiard Park Academy in 2012.
The Park Academies Trust is a rapidly growing MAT, aiming by 2021 to be educating over 5000 students. The Park Academies Trust prides themselves on a high quality of teaching enabling students to reach their full potential and a provide consistent standard throughout their schools.
Clive searched for an online solution to replace the time intensive paper-based appraisal system that existed at Lydiard. After receiving several demonstrations of available products, a word of mouth recommendation led to a meeting with Director and Co-Founder Damien Roberts.
Damien’s demonstration of SchooliP made an immediate impression, as a solution that aligned with the school vision and culture and would seamlessly link appraisal, with professional development and school improvement planning. When asked to comment on the longevity of SchooliP, Clive identified a number of factors that have led to its successful use. The introduction of a mobile app in 2016, to which we are the only solution to offer this capability, meant that it was now even easier for users to upload evidence to demonstrate their performance.
Clive positively commented on the ease of the system and how staff members were immediately able to utilise the full functionality of the system.
In using SchooliP for a number of years, there is now a wealth of data that can be accessed by the Park Academies Trust. This is helpful as the organisation evolves and grows in size. In late 2016, Abbey Park School (formerly Isambard Community School), became part of Park Academies Trust. One of the very first actions by Clive and The Park Academies Trust was to introduce SchooliP based on the success enjoyed at Lydiard.
The MAT is built of like-minded local schools: ambitious schools focused on making a real difference for Swindon children. Overall, the MAT provides a wealth of successful experiences, the support and challenge needed to grow, and the economies of scale that are going to be vital in the tough financial landscape ahead.
We are delighted that The Park Academies Trust remains a committed SchooliP customer. This is a testament to our support team that have fostered an effective long term working relationship. You can find out more about all the other schools that are successfully using SchooliP and if you would like to enjoy the long term benefits that are being enjoyed by The Park Academies Trust, please do get in touch.
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