NEXUS is a Learning Partnership of 10 schools: Mangotsfield Primary School, Blackhorse Primary School, Stanbridge Primary School, Bromley Heath Junior School, Bromley Heath Infant School, Kings Forest Primary School, Emersons Green Primary School, St Stephen’s C of E Junior School, St Michael’s C of E VC Primary School and Staple Hill Primary School .
The partnership also includes the NEXUS Teaching Schools Alliance led by Mangotsfield Primary School, with the 9 other NEXUS schools named as ‘Strategic Partner schools’.
What OFSTED said about NEXUS:
Blackhorse Primary School was the first to have an OFSTED inspection as part of the NEXUS Learning Partnership in January 2015. Inspectors noted that this was a ‘powerful grouping’, commenting in the report that:
“Relationships with partner schools are used effectively to strengthen school improvement. The school embraces its involvement with NEXUS, a group of six primary schools that focus on inter-school evaluation. This partnership challenges judgements the school has of its performance to ensure that they are accurate and evidence-based.”
The team were impressed by NEXUS’s engagement in robust inter-school: