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The Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance is a  unique cross-phase teaching school of which there are, at present eight strategic partners which consists of an already well-established partnership and existing collaboration. We are currently collaborating with over 500 schools across the North East

Benedict Biscop Church of England Academy
Cleadon Church of England Academy  
Durham SCITT – Teacher Training in the North East
Newcastle High School for Girls  
Richard Coates Church of England School                                                                                               
St Paul’s Church of England Primary School
Venerable Bede Church of England Academy
Whitburn Church of England Academy

The Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance builds upon existing links with other local Teaching Schools, Universities and Local Authorities

Our alliance will have a focus on school improvement across all phases, including a strong emphasis on raising achievement to all pupils.

We will take a leading role in:

Recruitment and training – of new entrants to the profession, working with Universities to ensure high quality school-led teacher training and professional development opportunities at all stages in their career.

Professional development for teachers, leaders and support staff at providing sustained improvement of education improving outcomes for all.

Identify leadership potential ensuring that the most talented are spotted and supported to become successful leaders of our future.

Provide support to other schools improving performance at other schools by working with school leaders, staff and governors.

Research and development Engaging in regional and national research projects working with The Department for Education, National College for Teaching and Leadership and Universities.