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Exceed Teaching Schools Alliance, Bradford

Our pupils and students deserve good schools where they fulfill their potential. School leaders face a wide range of challenges to achieve this but the expertise to address these exists in schools within or beyond our own community. School leaders are best placed to drive effective school improvement. At different moments in time, schools will be in a position where they can provide support to their peers, formally or informally, or they need to access support from other schools to add capacity to address a specific priority. Schools are increasingly working with each other in this way as they continue on their journey of improvement – celebrating and sharing all that is effective and addressing the challenges together to the benefit the wider educational community and the life chances of our young people. This empowers leaders and their staff and gives schools a central role in developing a self-improving and sustainable school-led system. To effectively implement this model we need to utilise every schools’ passion, intelligence and talents. 

Exceed Teaching Schools Alliance (TSA) is a developing community of like-minded school and system leaders who are committed to using and accessing the resources available to them – including teachers’ and leaders’ skills, expertise, and practice – to the benefit of all schools in Bradford and those across the region. Through bespoke tailored support, Exceed Teaching Schools Alliance facilitates a range of inter-related quality assured school improvement opportunities “for schools by schools” including: school to school support to address identified priorities including via the deployment of Exceed Teaching Schools Alliance’s Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE); classroom-focused action research and development; leadership development programmes; collaborative professional learning networks; and school-centered initial teacher training (ITT). 

Exceed is a cohort five designated Teaching School based at Copthorne Primary School and Horton Grange Primary School, Bradford. As a hub for system leaders, the Alliance of member schools are contributing to shaping the local and national strategy for school improvement that makes us all “stronger through collaboration”.

All tickets are provided on a 'first come, first served' basis. However, Exceed TSA maintains the right to ensure as many schools as possible are able to attend each event. Click here for our Cancellation Policy.