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Seven Steps to Start a School


Create a Written Identify

Whilst its inception must derive from the mandate God has given you, the written identity is a single document covering the school’s foundations. It will details the school’s mission, vision, values, objectives, status and location. Before it can be completed, a core team must be appointed.


Familiarise Yourself and Your Core Team with A.C.E.

This will involve visiting a current A.C.E. school and completing a professional training course.


Establish the School’s Framework

The framework should never stray from the foundations laid throughout demarcations 1 and 2. The framework is to be created by the School Council. The council are advisory experts, who must fi rst be appointed by the Core team and then guided by the ‘Schools on Track: Framework.’


Train Your Staff

Your prospective staff members will need to complete the Professional Training Course. They will have been chosen through the recruitment process outlined within the Framework.


Establish the School’s Function

The completion of the ‘Schools on Track: Function’ will enable the physical operation of the school.


Register Your School

This process is administrative. Ofsted will visit your school for a pre-registration inspection.


Purchase Agreement

Signing the CEE Purchase Agreement will enable you to receive your full School Start-Up Pack of necessary materials.

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Training For Everyone

Professional Training Course

Professional Training Course

The 5-day ‘Professional Training Course’ will simulate the methodology and procedures of running a learning centre of students on the ACE curriculum. This course shows you how to facilitate students as they learn and grow as disciples of Jesus and fulfil their highest and best.

Training For Governors

Training For Governors

Finding the leadership and management team who will steer the school, maintain standards and develop a strategy for good outcomes, is crucial to the long term success of your school. ‘Training for Governors’ helps you grow the team and build best practice for a sturdy future.

Schools On Track

Schools On Track

'Schools on Track’ provides a framework for your school to function on solid foundations. This is the administrative course where we walk you through all legal matters of school setup from the environment, staffing and financial matters right through to final government registration.

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