Ambergate Sports College and Sandon School are National Support Schools
As a part of the National Support Schools Programme, the previous Executive Head of Ambergate Sports College and Sandon School, Peter Bell, remains as National Leader of Education.
National Leaders of Education (NLEs) are outstanding Headteachers who together with the staff in their schools, known as designated National Support Schools (NSSs) use their skills, expertise and experience to support other schools in challenging circumstances.
Providing additional leadership capability in struggling schools or those in transition to academy status, the deployment is tailor-made to suit the needs of each school. The type of support provided is flexible and can involve
Many in the National Leaders of Education/National Support Schools scheme see improvements in exam results at both the support and client schools with progress achieved in excess of the improvements nationally.