• Collaborate
    Schools should be given ..."structures that encourage collaboration and the sharing of the benefits innovation brings" Michael Gove
  • Develop
    "Nothing is more important to the quality of a school system than the quality of its teachers." Training the Next Generation of Outstanding Teachers
  • Improve
    " ... it is schools themselves and our best school leaders who are ideally placed to drive improvement" Michael Gove
  • Learn
    "Teachers learn best from other professionals ... an ‘open classroom’ culture is vital: ... the opportunity to plan, prepare, reflect and teach with other teachers." The Importance of Teaching

Visitor Days

Further information on Teacher Training Visitor Days can be found here. Further information on Cooperative Learning Visitor Days can be found here.
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Make a Difference: Return to Teaching

Our school is part of a group of schools that are delivering the new support programme to help qualified Secondary teachers return to the profession. If you, or someone you know, would like to return to a career teaching English, mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, languages,
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School Direct Places

Find out more about our School Direct places for 2016-17
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Teaching Taster

Gaining initial school experience through SEP & Three Day Extended Taster Course 7-9 March and 20-22 June 2016
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Silk Alliance

Silk Alliance is built on the belief that children thrive in schools which seek to encourage both academic and personal growth. We are committed to the notion that outstanding teachers and outstanding leaders make a real difference and we are excited by the opportunities available to Alliance members.

Our partners offer expertise in a range of contexts and phases and our quality assured programmes have generated impressive evidence of impact. We can offer nationally accredited courses or bespoke options to suit need. We firmly believe that a collaborative approach to system leadership has the potential to transform education and give our young people the best chance of future success. Find out about what inspires us.

Teaching School Alliances have a remit to offer training and support for their members and the wider educational community. By identifying and coordinating expertise, Alliances use the best leaders and teachers to bring about system-wide improvements.

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Up to date calendar of the Silk Alliance events here.


Find more information about our courses.

School Direct

Train to be a teacher in the Silk Alliance, School Direct.


Take a look at our resources and newsletters here.