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Welcome to the Tollgate Teaching School Alliance. We are an alliance of over 30 schools that span the age range of Early Years Settings, Children’s Centres, Primary Schools and KS3. We are also an inclusive alliance with specialist provision for children with autism, behaviour support and the teaching of the deaf.

Tollgate Teaching Alliance has the capacity to offer high quality support for teachers and leaders at all stages in their career. We actively seek commissions from Schools and Local Authorities who would wish to buy in additional expertise to support ongoing school improvement.

We have National Leaders of Education leading schools within our Alliance and Local Leaders of Education, plus  many of our school Leaders are trained Ofsted Inspectors and we have the capacity to outreach and support schools’ development needs. The Tollgate Teaching Alliance has also 40 plus Specialist Leaders of Education who are available to be commissioned by schools.

The Alliance through the East London Alliance SCITT is at the vanguard of Initial Teacher Training and we offer 45 plus  School Direct Places on a bespoke school centered salaried and non-salaried route into teaching.

Our vision is to ensure improved outcomes for children and young people by collaborating with other institutions and local authorities pan London to deliver outstanding:tom.jpg

  • Initial teacher training (ITT)
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • School-to-school support
  • Leadership and management training
  • Research and  development opportunities

Tom Canning (OBE)

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