Core Purpose

Aims, Vision & Values

“Embedding Excellence”


The fundamental mission of the CLF will be that its work will bear the hallmarks of excellence in all that it does by 2020. In uncertain times it is through the ubiquitous culture of excellence and the highest standards in all aspects of its work that the CLF will be best placed to respond to the needs of its stakeholders throughout the period 2015 – 2020 and beyond.

There are elements of the Cabot Learning Federation that make it unique. The combination of the tight geographical concentration of its constituent parts, the diversity of the communities it serves and the range of provision it offers. It is the largest non-diocesan MAT in the South West, and though it is not one of the larger Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) in the country, it commands a reputation as a leading MAT on the national stage.

For those most closely associated with the CLF, the key binding agent is its deep-rooted moral purpose. The collaborative culture, which is the fundamental agent of accelerated improvement in the CLF, is able to exist because of the shared commitment of all involved in the federation to all of the pupils attending our schools. The federation exists in order to promote their life chances and to deliver excellent educational experiences for those pupils in our academies now and in the future.


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