Challenge Partners is an education charity, led by practitioners, through which schools
collaborate to improve each other and the education system as a whole, so all children benefit.
We work with schools across the country, and focus on school improvement, leadership development and knowledge exchange. Our programmes are grounded in evidence of what works, regular quality assurance, and sharing the collective wisdom in our schools.
The schools in our network get great results: boosting exam and progress scores, improving Ofsted grades - and, most importantly, transforming children's life chances.
The BEIP schools educate over 8,100 pupils and students – a sixth of all the pupils and students in the London Borough of Bexley – working in 9 primary and 3 secondary schools. Pupils and students mostly live in the north of the Borough; a community rich in diversity of culture and an exciting, progressive place to be. However, in some important respects, they face greater challenges than their peers elsewhere in the Borough:
This is why the schools formed a partnership thirteen years ago to work together to increase the opportunities for these children to succeed in life. This included: