Suffolk and Norfolk Teaching School Alliance

Primary East - Our Aims

As a Teaching School we are focused on securing the best education for children in local schools by providing high quality teacher training, supporting schools in their development needs, providing effective CPD for local schools and carrying out research into a variety of aspects of teaching, learning and leadership. Our alliance is underpinned by the notion that we are stronger together and to this end we aim to provide a broad range of expertise, experience, talent and capacity to bring quality services to schools within and beyond our alliance.

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Alpha Inclusion with Primary East

We are pleased to announce that Amy at Alpha Inclusion will be facilitating some training sessions for us in the spring term. Please see our full CPD listing for further details.





Louise Clark, strategic lead of Primary East been appointed as Lead Advocate of the Chartered College of Teaching. This role will see me represent and spread the word of the Chartered College in the local area. The Chartered College is the new professional body for teachers providing membership, professional development and the Chartered Teacher programme



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Storytime Phonics with Michelle Larbey (AKA the Phonics Fairy)

An InSet day focusing on teaching Synthetic phonics using REAL books which can be used alongside Letters and Sounds and is suitable for Headteachers, English Leads, EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Teachers and TA's.
£100 per delegate / £170 for 2 from the same school (TA's attend for £20 when accompanying a Teacher)
This is a full day session being held at Ixworth Primary School on Friday 19th January, 9am - 3:15pm (lunch included)


New to Governor with James Hargrave

  ( x2 twilight sessions 6 - 8.30pm)

The role and statutory responsibilities

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Understanding a schools financials

Tuesday 20th February 2018 

Inspection Dashboard

Understand your data dashboard, what is it telling you and others?


Monday 22nd January 2018 9am - 4pm or 5.30 - 8.30pm for Governors

Venue - Sundial Cottage, Wilby

£150 per delegate or 2 for £175

£50 per Governor or £65 for 2


 NQT Network Meeting

Primary East, along with participants of our NQT programme, will be hosting a network meeting for all newly qualified teachers. This session's main discussion point will look at examples of work / assessment.


Tuesday 16th January, 4pm - 5.30pm



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