Partnership

Three outstanding schools in the Castle Point area have joined together to form the Benfleet Teaching School Alliance:

 

 

 
      THE APPLETON SCHOOL, BENFLEET
      Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in July 2013

 

 

 

 
      THE KING JOHN SCHOOL, THUNDERSLEY
      Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in September 2013 

 

 

 

 
     KINGSTON PRIMARY SCHOOL, THUNDERSLEY
     Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in April 2009

 


These schools are three of only 500 in England to be granted teaching school status by the National College for Teaching and Leadership. Teaching schools, all rated as “outstanding”, take a leading role in improving teaching standards in their locality. Our aim is to share excellent teaching practices, shape initial teacher training, offer tailored school-to-school support, develop leadership potential and provide high quality training for teachers in every stage of their career. 

The Benfleet Teaching School Alliance works closely with our strategic alliance partners to deliver outstanding educational provision.

 

STRATEGIC PARTNERS:


            ESSEX LOCAL AUTHORITY; we collaborate with the LA to provide outstanding teaching
            to schools in our area

 

 

     GLENWOOD SCHOOL; an outstanding school for pupils with multiple learning difficulties
    Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in November 2014 

  
       

        THE ROBERT DRAKE PRIMARY SCHOOL; lead partner for primary Initial Teacher Training
        Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in November 2008 

 

 

          THE SWEYNE PARK SCHOOL; a leading school for educational research
          Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in May 2010 

 

 

 
                TES INSTITUTE; (formerly Hibernia College UK) offering school-centred opportunities                        through the School Direct programme

  

 

                 WESTWOOD ACADEMY; lead partner for primary leadership & succession planning
                 Awarded outstanding by OFSTED in December 2017 

 

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