Aims & objectives

  • To promote and develop the Teaching School Alliance and secure a wide and varied membership.
  • To engage with Initial Teaching Training – specifically ‘Schools Direct’ – increasing year on year the number of trainees.
  • To review, monitor and evaluate the early employment of all trainees who undertake their training in the TSA.
  • To develop a ‘succession planning’ strategy and reduce the need for ‘re-advertisement’ for school leaders.
  • To support schools in the alliance to improve on their Ofsted ratings.
  • To support a rise in standards at significant key stages over and above those schools not in TSAs.
  • To work within the alliance to ‘narrow the gap’ between pupils in receipt of the Pupil Premium and other children.
  • To support schools in raising their Ofsted judgement for overall effectiveness.
  • To support schools in raising their Ofsted judgement for the quality of leadership and management (Leadership Development strategy – EISG).
  • To designate, train and deploy SLEs.
  • To offer quality CPD/JPD opportunities.
  • To support schools in ‘action’ research.