Author: Sue Dixon

Successful bid to support PE colleagues Sarah Denham and Fiona Lee from Barlby High School along with the EborHope Teaching Schools Alliance have successfully secured Lottery funding from Sport England. The programme aims to: Help teaching professionals to better support inactive young people and adapt delivery to ensure that all young people have a positive experience of PE and school sport. Reinforce the relevance of PE and school sport to wider school outcomes such as: attendance, behaviour, achievement and student’s resilience with school leaders, governors and parents. The funding will support eight schools: Barlby High School (pictured above), Vale of York Academy, Manor...

Women in Leadership coaching programme gets off to a flying start EborHope TSA hosted a very successful induction event for the Women in Leadership coaching programme in December at All Saints School. We had fantastic presentations by Jane Elsworth, Director of Huntington Research School, ‘Women into leadership: the facts, the barriers and the opportunities’ and Maxine Squire, Assistant Director Education and Skills, City of York Council, ‘Women Leading in Education, why is this important to the city of York’. Currently we have 26 coachees paired with coaches, many of whom have already had their first coaching sessions. The coaching sessions will continue throughout...

Below is a practical guide highlighting your next steps once you have accepted a place on a teacher training programme. Remember, the majority of these recommendations are optional things to consider before start your ITT programme in September.    Author: Beth Hartwell, Director of Initial Teacher Training, Secondary      1. Book your skills tests as soon as possible Some testing centres are very popular, so to reduce waiting and travel time, make sure that you book these as soon as possible. Ensure that you have a look at some practice questions which can be found here. 2. Consider applying for a subject specific scholarship (if...

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Teaching is a challenging but rewarding career choice. We know that great teaching changes lives and if you want to have an impact on our future generation, here is a quick introduction about how to become a secondary teacher.  Author: Beth Hartwell, Director of Initial Teacher Training, Secondary    

  Welcome to the first Ebor Hope Teaching Schools Alliance Newsletter. We hope you had a great half term break. We wanted to keep you all updated with what's going on across the Ebor Hope Teaching Schools Alliance. There's quite a lot going on, so although we can't fit everything in, but we've given you the highlights below. We are keen to make this half termly bulletin as useful and helpful as possible so do let us know your thoughts (admin@eborhope-tsa.org), and happy reading! EborHope Secondary: 2018-19 ITT cohort off to a flying start Beth Hartwell, Director of ITT (Secondary) said, “We are excited to...