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Inspirit - St Thomas More Teaching School

Inspirit
St Thomas More Teaching School

S2S Support

The Teaching School offers a wide range of suport delivered by our specialists. 

National Leaders of Education (NLE) 

National leaders of education ( NLEs ) are strong school leaders, who have experience of effectively supporting schools in challenging circumstances. NLEs work alongside teaching schools and other system leaders to provide high quality support to those who need it most.

Our NLE is Alison Wilshaw-Quinn who is the Head Teacher of St Thomas More Secondary School and the sub regional lead for Teaching School (NWLSC).  Alison is also a Pupil Premium reviewer.

National Leaders of Governance (NLG) 

National Leaders of Governance concentrate on developing school governance capacity and expertise. 

Our NLG, Cathy Piotrowski, is supporting Governors throughout Bedford Borough and the Diocese of Northampton. 

Local Leaders of Education (LLE) 

Our Local Leader of Education, Frances Topa is providing S2S support to schools across the region such as supporting new Head Teachers, supporting with CPD, policies and assessment.

Senior Leaders of Education (SLE) 

The role of SLEs was introduced in 2011 and the aims of all SLEs are to improve the outcomes for all children irrespective of the schools they attend.

SLEs are outstanding middle and senior leaders who have the skills to support individuals and/or teams in other schools.  SLE support schools with CPD, developing leadership capacity, classroom expertise and specialist knowledge.  SLEs work with individuals as well as with teams.

Inspirit has trained and deployed SLEs in Bedford Borough, across the Diocese of Northampton and beyond.  Our Teaching School is responsible for the deployment of SLEs and should you wish to find out more about how we can support your school, please contact us here or email:

scombe@stm.beds.sch.uk

Our SLEs are:

Kim

Bradley

Secondary

NQT induction

Bedford Academy

 

Mechelle

Claxton

Secondary

SEND

St Thomas More School

Kiran

Dosanjh

Secondary

English / Teaching & Learning

St Thomas More School

Jude

Goodacre

Secondary

Drama / Teaching & Learning

St Thomas More School

Aoife

Greaves

Primary

SEND

St Joseph’s & St Gregory’s Primary School

Bernie

Grimley

Secondary

RE/ CPD / Teaching & Learning

St Thomas More School

John

Hopkins

Secondary

Safeguarding & Behaviour Management

St Thomas More School

Tina

Hounsome

Primary

Maths

St Joseph’s & St Gregory’s Primary School

Sam

Jukes

Secondary

Data

St Thomas More School

Becky

Lovesey

All phases

RE / Teaching & Learning

St Thomas More School

Gavin

Millard

Secondary

Geography

St Thomas More School

Teresa

Perry

Secondary

Textiles / CPD / Teaching & Learning

St Thomas More School

Seb

Sagnia

Secondary

Religious Education

Kempston Challenger Academy

 

Julian

 

Smith

Secondary

Behaviour

Bedford Academy

Carole

Soraghan

Secondary

History / Teaching & Learning

St Thomas More School

Jane

Stringer

All phases

School Business Management

Bedford Catholic Schools

Alison

Symonds

Primary

Primary / CPD / Teaching & Learning

 

St Joseph's & St Gregory’s Primary School

 

Nikki

Woodworth

Primary

Primary; Data; PE

St John Rigby Primary School

 

At Inspirit we offer you the chance to collaborate and learn alongside our highly skilled practitioners. Be part of an outstanding school.