Research and analysis

A framework for excellence in the leadership of church schools and academies: qualities and behaviours

Providing a benchmark for church school leadership to encourage personal growth and development.



This framework of excellence offers a flexible set of qualities and behaviours which can be used by:

  • individuals at various stages of their leadership journey
  • church schools and academies as they develop themselves and their staff and teams
  • groups of church schools and academies that are working together to improve leadership
  • diocesan directors, officers and others in the system working with church school and academy leaders and governors