Welcome to Westbridge Teaching School

Welcome to the Westbridge Teaching School Alliance.

Westbridge is a National Teaching School. Platt Bridge Community School and Westfield Community School work in partnership to lead the teaching school. Both schools have a proven track record of excellence in their own schools and excellence in supporting other schools. 

Westbridge Teaching School:

  • Trains new teachers through Kingsbridge (SCITT)
  • Supports school improvement
  • Develops research that helps grow the profession.
  • Develops new, middle and senior leaders to help support the next generation of leaders.
  • Provides high quality continuous professional development.
  • Supports groups of schools to access government funding on behalf of the system.

We work with a range of schools across the region to achieve our aims.

Westbridge Teaching School Alliance aims to:

  • Improve the quality and impact of leadership, teaching and learning within the schools we work with.
  • Train the next generation of outstanding teachers through Kingsbridge teacher training.
  • Lead peer to peer learning and professional development, including the designation and deployment of Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE's)
  • Identify talent within schools and nurture leadership potential.
  • Support schools in innovative research projects

 

 

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