Enigma Pathways is our staff support and development program. Our motto regarding professional development ensures that the right people are supported in the best way when they need it: Right Support, Right Person, Right Time. Continuing Professional Development plays an important role in school improvement by developing skills, increasing confidence and, ultimately, improving outcomes for pupils. At Claycots we are committed to supporting staff in developing their knowledge in order to be the very best that they can be. Support can take many forms.



Enigma Pathways aims to:

  • ensure that you maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills you need so you will support children in making progress, allowing them to reach their full potential

  • support you to adapt to the changing needs of children, take ownership and manage your career growth

  • help you continue to make a meaningful contribution to your team

  • enhance your career by upgrading your skills, confidence and contributions

  • ensure that your knowledge stays relevant and up to date so you are more aware of changing trends and directions within education

  • support you in becoming more effective in the workplace by developing high levels of proficiency in tasks and activities

  • help you to stay interested and interesting; establishing credibility with peers and other professionals

  • demonstrate a deeper understanding of what it means to be a professional, along with a greater appreciation of the implications and impacts of your work

  • ensure your capabilities keep pace with current standards, initiatives and expectations