The Peak 11 Federation is governed by the Peak 11 Strategic Board, consisting of headteachers and chairs of governors of all eleven schools; the board meets annually to receive reports and to consider governance issues.
The following standing groups form the basis of the work of Peak 11:
Manages Peak 11 and provides support and challenge to headteachers. Current priorities include: teaching school alliances and multi academy trusts, managing falling budgets, rural 6th form provision and future models of school to school support.
Provides support to business managers and is responsible for benchmarking the spending of Peak 11 schools. Current priorities include: managing falling budgets, health and safety management, new models for school governance and their impact on finance functions.
Provides support to curriculum managers and is responsible for benchmarking achievement across Peak 11 schools. Current priorities include: new GCSE courses, “life after levels”, KS5 curriculum models.
Works with the local authority to support students experiencing behavioural difficulties in Peak 11 schools. Manages the “managed move” programme within Peak 11 and acts as gatekeeper to various alternative provisions. Supports the local authority’s aspiration for “zero permanent exclusions” by managing funding to support inclusion. Current priorities include: better financial support for managed moves, models to share good practice amongst pastoral practitioners.