North Shields Collaborative

Teaching School Alliance

Developing Teachers CPD

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ITT 2016 Recruitment

"I chose the North Tyneside course because it has a reputation for training great teachers. The course adapts to individual needs, I felt supported and valued throughout my training, and – most importantly – I feel ready to teach."Jo Cunningham, aged 26, North Tyneside SCITT graduate 2015.

    Attachment Training Day, Thursday 1st  Feb 2018 

9am to 3pm at New York Primary School £75

  Who is the training for and what is it about?
  This training is an essential resource for any teachers, teaching assistants and learning mentors who      are working with challenging children and young people.  A perfect blend of theory and practice. 

  School as a safe base: Working with disadvantaged pupils 

  •   Attachment Theory and Beyond
  •   What is attachment and why does it matter? 
  •   The impact of developmental, relational trauma  
  •   The Upstairs Downstairs brain
  •   Building the staircase
  •   Interpreting behaviour
  •   Practical strategies in a supportive setting
  •   The Secure Base Model in school



Teacher Training

"Jenny was excellent, knowledgeable and thoroughly engaging."

"Best Attachment training I have ever done in all my years of teaching."

"Affirmation that what we know in our bones is the right way to interact with children..."

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School to School

Every Lesson Outstanding

Tuesday 31st October 2017 - 9th Jan 2018

Imagine observing every class in your school to see each lesson delivered in a confident, creative and purposeful way.

The Every Lesson Outstanding Programme has been written by a collaborative of seven North East Teaching Schools.  Comprising four intensive days the programme aims to challenge teachers to develop their knowledge, understanding and everyday practice so that they consistently and confidently deliver lessons of the very highest quality .

The programme will enable participants to

  • Know the key concepts underpinning outstanding practice
  • Understand the impact of these concepts in developing excellent learning
  • Deliver these concepts through consistent practice
  • Self-assess and audit their own teaching through learning activities, lesson observations, facilitated de-briefs and follow up mentoring

Course Dates:
31st October               09.30 – 14.30   Progress
14th November          09.30 – 14.30   Assessment
5th December             09.30 – 14.30   Challenge and Engagement
9th January 2018        09.30 – 14.30   Dialogue

March 8th 2018

9am to 12.30pm

Muckle LLP data protection and policy training session £95

Only two places left!

Feedback for the Every Lesson Outstanding Course March 2016 to June

"ELO is a great chance to reflect on why we do things, it has focused my thinking about the tasks I set my class."

"The resources are fab, I will definitely use them next week."

"Excellent training, lots of good, honest and open discussions take place...very refreshing"

"ELO gives a priceless opportunity to see teachers' teaching and review the practice of colleagues in a totally un-threatening atmosphere."

"Useful to clarify the tipping point of what tips a lesson from good to outstanding."

"I cannot fault this course... every minute is worthwhile"


North Shields Primary Schools working together!

We are official EEF Primary Literacy Advocates. Find out how you can receive funding and support to raise attainment in your school. Read more....

EEF Literacy

Our outstanding National and Local Leaders of Education and Specialist Leaders of Education are on hand to offer friendly support, challenge and guidance across all areas of school leadership and development.

Welcome to North Shields Collaborative Teaching School Alliance

With so many recent changes to the educational landscape and academisation on the horizon we aim to keep our teachers and staff as up-to-date  as possible through effective networks, CPD and regular collaboration between our schools. Teaching Schools and system leaders have been given responsibility to play a significant and wider role in school improvement.

You can find out more about our family of schools here and how our National, Local and Specialist Leaders of Education work within schools to help raise attainment and standards on our School to School page. 

​I look forward to hearing from you!
Jill Shaw LLE,
Director of North Shields Collaborative TSA
​Head teacher New York Primary School