The Swaledale Alliance has grown to a partnership of 56 primary schools across the northern part of North Yorkshire and Darlington, we have recently welcomed St Francis Xavier RC and CofE secondary school to our alliance.
The Alliance offers a comprehensive programme of CPD and Development Sessions open to both members and non partner schools. Our Core Offer includes subject development groups and a full range of career development CPD from Teaching Assistant, Initial Teacher Training through to Consultant Headship.
|The aims of the Alliance partnership of schools:|
|To have a shared aim to raise standards in achievement and attainment for all pupils|
|To facilitate equality of opportunity for all pupils accessing a broad and balanced curriculum through events in schools, the locality and community|
|To provide extended learning opportunities for pupils in the cluster through extended schools and gifted and talented provision|
|To have a moral purpose of support for colleagues and a commitment to ensuring that Headteacher well-being is an ongoing priority|
|To contribute to the annual Development Plan for the Alliance, ensuring this is strategic and focused on teaching and learning, pupil achievement and widening curriculum opportunities|
|To commit to working collaboratively with Alliance colleagues accepting the expectation that this is reciprocal|
|To share ideas and good practice and explore procurement opportunities to achieve best value across the Alliance and in individual schools|
|To respect confidentiality at all times|