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School Direct Placements September 2014/15

School Direct is the new route to QTS for both new entrants and experienced school colleagues who are looking to enter the profession, with bursaries and funding available for both unsalaried (fee-paying) and salaried routes. Barnsley School Direct Alliance (the “ITT wing” of Barnsley Teaching School Alliance) offers to manage the ITT process on your behalf for any […]

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SLE Recruitment Information Evening

Come along to our SLE Recruitment Information Evening to discover whether this suits you! Tuesday 24th September – 4.00pm – 5.00pm   Worsbrough Common Primary School, Bruce Avenue, Barnsley, S70 4EP To confirm attendance please contact barnsleytsa@wcpsandrscc.co.uk

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Teaching School Manager Appointment

We are delighted to announce that we have now recruited our Teaching School Manager – Julie Tallant. Over the last 7 years Julie has had extensive experience working in Primary Schools but has a background in graphic design, advertising and marketing. She will be a real asset to the alliance. If you require any information […]

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NPQSL and NPQH Application Round Extended

The current application window for NPQH and NPQSL have been extended. The NPQH application window is now open until July 9th 2013. The NPQSL application window is now open until July 12th July 2013, there are still bursaries available to support the participation in this programme. For more information please contact barnsleytsa@wcpsandrscc.co.uk

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SLE Recruitment Information

The next SLE application window will open on 2nd October 2013 and close on 23rd October 2013 As part of the initial application process, applicants are asked to select their preferred Teaching School Alliance. The application is sent to the selected TSA for the second stage in the application process. 5 – 29 November 2013: […]

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Initial Alliance Generated Principles

As part of our initial TSA meeting we asked Alliance members to share what they though the alliance would look like if it was working well. That generated the following. Barnsley Teaching School Alliance should should be a place where: Schools can invite peer challenge in a caring and supportive way Professionals work together to […]

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Exam Season – The View from the Special School

Exams bring pressure – pressure to teachers, support staff, parents and school leaders. However, the pressure we feel is nothing compared to that felt by the pupils and in my school the pressure on the Year 11 pupils is more than you could possibly imagine. Children with ADHD, ASD, ODD, OCD and Tourette’s all go […]

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