The Pickwick Learning Teaching School Alliance (PLTSA) is a DfE designated group of schools, leaders and partners committed to providing support and sharing best practice in education and beyond. We’re using our collective expertise and shared vision to ensure every child, individual and school in our partnership reaches their goals.
Our aims are simple: to improve standards and life experiences for all pupils and adults within our alliance. We think this can be achieved by working together and learning from each other. Find Out More >>
Swindon Teaching School Alliance is an alliance of primary schools working together to provide high quality Initial Teacher Training, Professional Development of existing staff, development of new and existing Leaders, support for schools and research and development, all with the aim of improving standards of education for children in Swindon. Find Out More >>
The Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust Teaching School Alliance (RWBAT TSA) is a well-established and highly effective alliance of secondary, primary, junior, infant and special schools across Wiltshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Swindon who work in collaboration to offer innovation for schools, pupils, teachers and leaders in all contexts. The signature values of RWBAT TSA are Collaborate, Support and Succeed and these are evident in each aspect of our support to schools within the alliance and further afield. RWBAT TSA supports teachers and leaders equally with a package of professional development to enhance learning of pupils through enhanced pedagogy and highly effective leadership.
The Avon Teaching School Alliance (AvonTSA) is an alliance of secondary schools, primary schools and other educational institutions across Wiltshire and Gloucestershire who work collaboratively to develop, improve and invest in teachers at all stages of their career. Our collective aim is that every pupil in our Alliance has the best possible education and is inspired, challenged and supported to realise their full potential. Avon TSA is based at Malmesbury Secondary School, North Wiltshire.
The Mead Teaching School and Collaborative Schools Ltd (CSL) is a teaching school alliance based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. We are a supportive, dynamic and forward thinking enterprise operating against the backdrop of educational reform.
Our students and our passion for their achievement and welfare are at the heart of everything we do. As a group of schools, we are constantly challenging ourselves, continually striving for excellence to ensure an outstanding education for every one of our pupils. This is nothing short of what every child deserves.
Excalibur Teaching School Alliance was awarded National Teaching School status by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) in April 2016. Excalibur TSA is based at and led by St John’s, an outstanding academy situated in the beautiful market town of Marlborough. Our alliance shares expertise from across a partnership of primary and secondary schools in Bristol, Berkshire and around Wiltshire.
We provide school to school support, professional development courses, R&D opportunities and work with Bath Spa University and Bristol University (through the Bristol hub) to develop and deliver primary and secondary School Direct ITT programmes.