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Welcome to the RSA Academies' Teaching School Alliance
*Our Initial Teacher Training programme has been described as a ‘beacon’ of outstanding practice by Birmingham City University.
*90% of our trainees passed at good or outstanding

We are pleased to welcome our 2017 cohort of trainees

We are pleased to welcome our 2017 cohort of trainees, starting their School Direct placements across our family of schools.  It’s been an exciting couple of weeks, and trainees are now fully immersed into school and their studies.

Recruitment has now started for 2018 – please keep checking on our website and twitter feed for updates on our Open Day events.  If you would like to register for one of our CPD events, please do so.

If you have any queries or questions regards the courses, schools in our family, or to register your interest, please email Teresa Wilson, Director of Initial Teacher Training, at

Dispelling myths about School-Led Initial Teacher Training

Our mission is to recruit, develop and retain exceptional professionals, by offering leading edge, Initial Teacher Training across our diverse family of schools. Our training programmes have been designed to build your confidence and subject knowledge, and give you the necessary skills to become an effective classroom practitioner. We provide one-to-one support and access to a comprehensive and tailored Continual Professional Development package, which will ensure you are fully supported during your training year and your professional development.

Read about our teacher training opportunities.

What did our teachers think of our training?

Watch this short video, and find out what our Recently Qualified Teachers thought of our training programme.

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