WELCOME TO THE LEICESTER shutterstock_12040246COMPLEMENTARY SCHOOLS TRUST (LCST)

I would like to welcome you to the LCST website. This website provides you with information about the LCST and what it offers to complementary schools in Leicester including mentoring and support, advice on DBS checks (formerly CRBs) and help building partnerships with mainstream schools. It also provides news, updates and a platform for discussions among complementary schools in Leicester.
Dr. Jin-Li Luo
Chair

LCST Offers The Following Services

Training

Training

The LCST has previously offered a number of training events covering topics such as: First Aid Special Educational Needs Performance Management Classroom & Behaviour Management Since 2013, the LCST has offered an OCN accredited Effective Teaching Skills in Supplementary Schools course free of charge for member schools. For information on current LCST training please get in touch with the LCST...

How to access our services

How to access our services

LCST services are available to complementary schools based in Leicester who have filled in a short membership form, available on the 'Members and Membership' section of this website. For further information on accessing the LCST services you can: Complete the request for...

Management and service improvement

Management and service improvement

LCST can provide help in setting effective management system in complementary schools such as advice on management file including policies and procedures such as safeguarding and child protection, health and safety, staff and volunteer policies LCST services are available to complementary schools based in Leicester...

Mentoring and Support for NRC Quality Framework

Mentoring and Support for NRC Quality Framework

The LCST can provide support to complementary schools that want to apply for a NRCSE Quality Framework Award such as the Bronze Award. Please complete the form below if you wish to access the LCST's mentoring support.     Mentoring support request...

Insurance

Insurance

It is essential that every complementary school has insurance to cover their liabilities, including activities and accommodation. The LCST has arranged competitive cover for complementary schools who are members of the trust. This service is available to complementary schools based in...

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks)

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks)

LCST arranges support for complementary schools to comply with the legislation and guidance for the criminal disclosure of its staff and volunteers. While the LCST can provide advice on the importance of having DBS/CRB clearance it cannot process DBS/CRB forms. The LCST recommends Deazle Recruitment, a local umbrella organisation based in Leicester City Centre. In order for complementary schools to access DBS/CRB check services from Deazle Recruitment, they need to register with them, which is totally free. It is the complementary school’s responsibility to...