Creating High Performing People
Valuing a Growth Culture


Academy’s journey with OLEVI sees it become one of the top performing Multi-Academy Trusts in the country


Lee Mason-Ellis, CEO of The Pioneer Academy Trust, shares how utilising OLEVI’s coaching programmes and TLC Model has revolutionised the Trust’s six schools, from ones ‘no-one wanted’, to being graded Good or Outstanding in a matter of years.

Why were we drawn to the OLEVI programmes?

OLEVI’s coaching ethos is reflective of our own academy’s vision and mantra. We wanted to continue improvement in teaching and learning, and develop leadership further across all the trust’s schools. We also needed CPD that focused on pedagogy, not just curriculum content, to ensure consistent results in both teacher development and outcomes for pupils.

How did the OLEVI programmes used help achieve your goal?

Our partnership with OLEVI has ensured that our academy fully embeds a coaching culture across the Academy Trust.

    “Investment in coaching has been a crucial part of the success achieved by the Pioneer Academy schools. Coaching has united staff at all levels, opening up valuable communication channels that improve the quality of teaching and learning. It has opened up a state of mind where learning and progression is key, helping individuals help themselves, and maintaining long-term sustainable success.”

Lee Mason-Ellis, CEO, The Pioneer Academy


Click to DOWNLOAD pdf of this case study

Share this: