What we do?

SCALA offers a distinctive range of expertise to schools with a Christian character.

Membership of SCALA can enhance the effectiveness and integrity of your school by enabling you, as a highly pressured Head, Senior Leader, Chaplain or Pastoral Leader to:

  • Define and articulate Christian values that underpin your school

  • Create leadership strategies for embedding a Christian ethos in your school 

  • Evaluate and implement a model of Christian school leadership and / or chaplaincy

  • Attend an annual day conference on school leadership and values

  • Assess models of school chaplaincy and seek support for the appointment and work of a school chaplain

  • Attend quiet days designed to support and refresh the ministry of school chaplains

  • Have discounted access to a biennial national chaplaincy conference and a yearly programme of courses

  • Prepare for elements of Ofsted/ISI inspection including SMSC and teaching standards

  • Develop outstanding leadership of school pastoral systems

  • Give training in social responsibility for senior pupils and prefects

  • Offer governor training for ethos, values and inspection 

  • Strategise multi-faith issues in schools

  • Invite external speakers or preachers on values-based topics? 

The annual membership of SCALA can offer high quality support for your professional needs and aspirations for the sum of £150 for individuals and only £300 for the corporate rate.