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National Professional Qualifications opportunities


We are once again working in partnership with OLA to deliver the National Professional Qualifications.
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CTSA Hub meeting


CTSA Hub meeting for school leaders from member schools at Denbigh High School on 29th January at 4.30pm
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NQTs apply now for permanent posts


CTSA is now open to applications from Newly Qualified Teachers for permanent posts for Sept 2015 in our member schools.
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Discover a career in teaching


Information Evening - Thursday 22nd January 2015, 5pm to 7pm (Formal presentation at 6pm)
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National Teaching School, Challenge Partners


Welcome to the Chiltern Teaching School Alliance (CTSA).

The CTSA is a cross-phase and cross-regional alliance with Challney High School for Boys, supported by its partner school, Denbigh High as the lead school. Challney Boys was designated a National Teaching School in the first cohort, from September 2011.

A number of strategic partners, who are also members, oversee the work of the alliance and take responsibility for aspects of the provision.

Together, and with our strategic partners, we provide training and support and identify and co-ordinate expertise by using the best teachers and leaders to focus on:

  • Initial Teacher Training
  • Continuing professional and leadership development
  • Succession planning and talent management
  • School-to-school support
  • Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs)
  • Research and development.

Our alliance is very well-positioned to be at the forefront of educational developments through links with Challenge Partners, a national network of schools as well as other national networks such as Leading Edge and Leadership Partner Schools. 

The engagement with schools across the country enables our alliance to share existing knowledge, generate new learning and provide support within and beyond the alliance.

NQT Recruitment Improving Teacher Programme Outstanding Teacher Programme Middle Leadership Development Programme

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