SLE recruitment

Our Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are outstanding middle or senior leaders, or leaders of learning, who are interested in and have the capacity to support colleagues in other schools. We are seeking to recruit more SLEs in order to support current priorities and future developments for The Mead Teaching School alliance. We are hoping…

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Open Days in 2017

If you would like to find out more about becoming a primary school teacher, why not come along to one of our open days? You can find out more about the School Direct route into teaching, hear from some recent graduates about what life is like as a student teacher, and find out more about…

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Graduate Teachers get musical with steel pan drums

Our Graduate Teachers had their second specialist music lesson with our fabulous music teacher, Mrs Dixon, this morning. They are already putting the theory they learned in their first lesson into practice, and today delighted our Executive Headteacher and Head of Teaching School with an impromptu concert on our set of steel pan drums. The…

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Talk For Writing with Pie Corbett

We’re hugely excited to be welcoming Pie Corbett, the creator of Talk For Writing, to The Mead in January 2018. Pie will run a one day conference at the school, focusing on practical strategies for developing children as storytellers and writers. Pie will look at how to help children learn a bank of stories through story mapping, using actions and…

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CPD Programmes 2017

As we’re sure many of you are too, as a Teaching School we are now firmly in 2017-18 and preparing for 1st September 2017 onwards! We have now finalised the dates of our NQT and TA training for next year, and both programmes are available to book. You can book online or via post, and…

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