What drives us

As a Teaching School alliance we are committed to:

  • Having a shared responsibility for the outcomes of all learners
  • Building capacity
  • Identifying strengths in the current alliance in developing and sharing best practice
  • Having a shared moral purpose and commitment to work together to improve teaching and learning
  • Developing professional relationships based on Trust, Transparency and High Aspirations.
  • Recognising the level of accountability of the designated Teaching Schools Christ Church and Elms
  • Bank and acknowledging the support necessary from all alliance members

We want to achieve our vision of:

  • Building capacity and facilitating the sharing of knowledge and expertise
  • Providing a strong supply of high quality new teachers in Bury and beyond
  • Significantly improving the quality of serving teachers
  • Developing great leaders and the next generation of headteachers
  • Supporting schools in need of support, particularly schools in a category or  below floor standards
  • Providing consistently outstanding pedagogy through the Bury Learning Collaboratives (primary and secondary) and our own bespoke courses