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  • ​​​​​​​Brooke Weston Appointed Teaching School Hub for Northamptonshire

    Published 11/02/21

    Brooke Weston Academy, the founding school within Brooke Weston Trust, has been selected to become one of the 81 new regional Teaching School Hubs in England under new plans announced by the Department for Education today.

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  • Welcome to Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub

    Published 16/04/21

    We are delighted to introduce you to Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub, appointed by the Department for Education for our region.

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  • A Snapshop of our Spring CPLD

    Published 16/12/20

    Upcoming CPLD up in January & February 2020...

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  • Recruiting Evidence Leads in Education (ELE)

    Published 02/12/20


    Recruitment in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland 

    Learn-AT Teaching School are looking for more research-informed professionals to join our talented team of Evidence Leads in Education (ELE). The new ELEs will contribute to evidence-informed school improvement and will be designated by Kyra Research School. If you are a primary or secondary teacher with an interest in research-informed practice and the use of education research evidence, you are encouraged to apply.

    What are ELEs? 

    ELEs are highly effective teachers. They are middle and senior leaders with the skills to support individuals or teams in similar positions in other schools. They are engaged professionals, interested and experienced in using research evidence to inform and evaluate their own practice and to support colleagues’ professional learning. They understand what strong leadership of evidence-informed school improvement looks like and are skilled in helping other leaders to achieve it in their own context.


    Why support applications from your highest performing teachers/ leaders?

    • System Leadership is under review and 20-21 is likely to be the final year of SLE designation. 
    • ELEs are funded through the EEF and Research Schools for a minimum 2 years and likely to be the replacement for SLE school-to-school support (there is no cost to apply).
    • Kyra Research school has identified Northamptonshire as key growth area for ELE training and deployment.  There is an opportunity for your best teachers to be at the forefront of this. 
    • Your ELEs will join the RIPPLE network, receiving 6 evidence-briefings annually to share with your school community and support your school development 
    • A terrific development and retention strategy for your best classroom-practitioners 
    • Anticipated deployment is 6 days a year, beginning in Spring 2021, with full cover costs provided to the home school
    • Brooke Weston Trust is advocating the development of a cohort, to represent a range of specialisms. 

    Important dates:

    • Applications open: 30th November 2020
    • Application Zoom session: 7th December 2020
    • Application deadline: 11th January 2021

    For more information, please see the Recruitment Advert PDF and ELE Application form.

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  • Train to Teach: 20/21 School Direct Programme Recruiting

    Published 12/11/20

    We are recruiting for School Direct 2020/2021

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  • NPQH | Winter Cohort Recruiting Now

    Published 20/10/20

    We are proud to be part of the Ambition NPQ Alliance, delivering the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) in partnership with Ambition Institute, the graduate school for school and system leaders.

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  • NPQ 2020/21: Applications Open

    Published 06/07/20

    We are proud to be part of the Ambition NPQ Alliance, delivering National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) in partnership with Ambition Institute, the graduate school for teachers, school leaders and system leaders.

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  • Gemma Marks appointed as Director of Teaching School and Professional Development

    Published 01/05/20

    Gemma Marks was appointed in April 2020 as Director of Teaching School and Professional Development for the Brooke Weston Trust.

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  • We’re recruiting: applications for 20/21 trainees still open across secondary subjects

    Published 15/04/20

    With recruitment for 20/21 trainees still very much a priority, we are still accepting applications for our School Direct programme in secondary subjects.

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  • CPDL Update: COVID-19

    Published 27/03/20

    As you will understand, our current CPDL delivery has been put on hold as we assess and revise our offer and adapt to the challenges of our schools' new working conditions and changing needs.

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  • Spring Term CPLD

    Published 18/12/19

    We are pleased to share our upcoming CPLD programmes starting in the Spring Term.

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