Graduate Teachers 2016-17 update

Our current cohort of Graduate Teachers are now deep into their first assessed phase, and are continuing to balance their classroom time with taught input. Today, those Graduate Teachers who have opted into our enhanced music module are in their second dedicated workshop, presenting back to the group on their learning so far and beginning…

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David Hempleman-Adams to visit The Mead

On June 19th 2016, the Polar Ocean Challenge, led by David Hempleman-Adams, set off from Bristol in a boat called Northabout to circumnavigate the North Pole anticlockwise. David and the crew wanted to demonstrate that the Arctic sea ice coverage now shrinks back so far in the summer months that sea which was permanently locked up…

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Book your CPD course online

We have just released our online booking form, to make it quicker and easier for you to book the places you want on our courses and conferences. The form lets you book up to 2 people on a course at a time, and gives you the option to pay via cheque or bank transfer. You…

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Maths Counts national trial launches

We were delighted last year to be awarded a grant by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to develop, trial and implement a maths intervention for learners most at risk of not meeting age related expectations. This wide-ranging programme, called Maths Counts, aims to bring together years of experience in one-to-one intensive maths support. It’s supported and resourced by a unique digital tool…

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Upcoming events & dates for your diary

Are you thinking about a career in teaching, but are not quite ready for 2017-18? Or, are you considering teaching as an option but need to know more before making a final decision? We haven’t opened applications for 2017-18 yet, but are already thinking about 2018-19 and beyond! We’re going to be at the Bristol and Cardiff Teach…

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ITT 2017 – An update

We’re delighted to have now had our ITT places for 2017-18 confirmed by the NCTL, and to have had confirmation that UCAS applications for next year will open on 18th October 2016. If you’re considering applying for an Initial Teacher Training post for 2017-18, here are some things you need to know: Funding: The funding…

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