Our Vision

Our Vision

The collective purpose of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Teaching School Alliance is to deliver the principles based upon the vision for the National Teaching School programme.

Therefore, we will aim to develop:-

A School-Led Initial Teacher Training programme

A Continuing Professional Development programme, identifying and developing leadership potential

A support structure for other schools

Our mission as an Alliance will be to:-

Secure outcomes that provide value for money with the potential to become self-sustaining

Develop a culture of shared moral purpose, openness, honesty and trust to all Alliance and Partner schools to improve outcomes 

Provide activities which will directly impact upon standards

Focus upon enhancing school-based CPD and leadership development opportunities to impact upon classroom practice and therefore the progress of learners

Develop a self-improving school system

We will aim to achieve this by:-

Playing a greater role in training new entrants to the profession

Leading peer-to-peer professional development and leadership development opportunities

Identifying and developing leadership potential

Providing support for other schools to meet local and regional needs

Designating and brokering Specialist Leaders, Local Leaders and National Leaders in Education Engaging in Research and Development opportunities

Developing networks across the Lead Schools

Upcoming Events

Jan
25
Mon
6:30 pm Governance Training Event – Pupi...
Governance Training Event – Pupi...
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Microsoft Teams This session will help you to: Understand the purpose of the Pupil Premium Grant Understand how you can support and challenge the impact of the Pupil Premium spending in your school You will

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Feb
8
Mon
6:30 pm Governance Training Event – Sen...
Governance Training Event – Sen...
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Microsoft Teams This training will help you to: Understand the legislation governing SEND in schools Understand the role of the SENDCO Understand the roles and responsibilities of the SEND Governor You will leave with a

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Mar
3
Wed
3:00 pm English Subject Leader Network M...
English Subject Leader Network M...
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Primary Education Mode of Delivery : Online The University of Worcester leads termly network meetings for subject leaders of primary Literacy/English. Every meeting includes: The latest updates regarding your role in subject leadership: these will

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Mar
9
Tue
4:00 pm Purposeful talk to deepen learni...
Purposeful talk to deepen learni...
Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Two twilight online webinars led by David Barclay In partnership with the Rivers Teaching Alliance Second Date : Tuesday 23rd March 2021 16.00 – 18.00 Develop an understanding of the relationship between learning to talk

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Mar
10
Wed
3:00 pm Mathematics Subject Leader Netwo...
Mathematics Subject Leader Netwo...
Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Primary Education Mode of Delivery : Online The University of Worcester leads termly network meetings for subject leaders of primary mathematics. Every meeting includes: Aspects of school improvement and national updates related to your subject

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Mar
18
Thu
4:00 pm Early Years Leader Network Meeti...
Early Years Leader Network Meeti...
Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The University of Worcester leads termly network meetings for Early Years Leaders. Meetings will include: The valuable opportunity to network with others, share your experiences and establish ways forward. Opportunity to explore in more depth

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Mar
23
Tue
1:30 pm PSHE Subject Leader Network Meet...
PSHE Subject Leader Network Meet...
Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Primary Education The University of Worcester will be leading new termly network meetings for subject leaders of PSHE. The second session (23 March – online) will focus on Relationships and Sex Education and will cover

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Mar
25
Thu
1:30 pm SENDi Subject Leader Network Mee...
SENDi Subject Leader Network Mee...
Mar 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Primary Education The University of Worcester will be leading new termly network meetings for subject leaders of SENDi The second session (25 March – online) will focus on Supporting children with Dyslexia or Dyslexic traits.

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May
18
Tue
1:30 pm PSHE Subject Leader Network Meet...
PSHE Subject Leader Network Meet...
May 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Primary Education The University of Worcester will be leading new termly network meetings for subject leaders of PSHE. This final session (18 May – face to face) will focus on the living in the wider

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May
20
Thu
1:30 pm SENDi Subject Leader Network Mee...
SENDi Subject Leader Network Mee...
May 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Primary Education The University of Worcester will be leading new termly network meetings for subject leaders of SENDi This final session (20 May face to face) will focus on supporting pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

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