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

Jun
11
Thu
3:00 pm Early Years Leader Network Meeti...
Early Years Leader Network Meeti...
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Meetings will include: The valuable opportunity to network with others, share your experiences and establish ways forward. Opportunity to explore in more depth aspect of teaching and learning related to national and local need. Aspects

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Jun
16
Tue
9:00 am Planning and teaching for depth ...
Planning and teaching for depth ...
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
A one day course led by David Barclay Develop an understanding of: how learning can be layered across a sequence to give all children the opportunity to develop depth of understanding how ‘desirable difficulty’ can

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Jun
17
Wed
9:00 am Planning and teachingfor depth i...
Planning and teachingfor depth i...
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
A one day course led by David Barclay Develop an understanding of: how learning can be layered across a sequence to give all children the opportunity to develop depth of understanding how ‘desirable difficulty’ can

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1:00 pm English/Literacy Subject Leader ...
English/Literacy Subject Leader ...
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The University of Worcester leads termly network meetings for subject leaders of Literacy/English.   Every meeting includes: The latest updates regarding your role in subject leadership:  these will include up-to-the minute OFSTED messages: national updates

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5:30 pm Reading Teachers’ Book Club
Reading Teachers’ Book Club
Jun 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
To improve your knowledge of children’s books to inspire readers in KS2 to engender a love of reading in your pupils to include more whole novels in your reaching to fire pupils’ imagination, to develop

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Jun
24
Wed
1:00 pm Mathematics Subject Leader Netwo...
Mathematics Subject Leader Netwo...
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Every meeting includes: Aspects of school improvement and national updates related to your subject leadership and management role There is the opportunity to explore in more depth, an aspect of teaching and learning related of

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Jun
26
Fri
10:00 am Supporting Children with Speech,...
Supporting Children with Speech,...
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Course Tutor : Dr Carla Solvason Topics covered: The prevalence of SLCN The impacts of SLCN The complexity of speech and language and where problems can arise Effective ways to support children with SLCN  

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