Who We Are

Who We Are

Affinity Teaching School Alliance - creating an inclusive and productive partnership between schools.

The Alliance consists of a wide variety of partners drawn from across the education sector. This ensures a range of expertise for all partners to share and for other schools to buy into through school to school support.

Teaching Schools Leicestershire - Frequently Asked Questions

The Big Six

1. Play a greater role in training new entrants to the profession.

2. Lead peer-to-peer professional & leadership development.

3. Identify and develop leadership potential.

4. Provide support for other schools.

5. Designate and broker specialist leaders of education (SLE).

6. Research and development.

All schools who are members of Affinity Teaching School Alliance benefit from effective support to improve learning outcomes for pupils and continued professional development (CPD) of teachers and potential teachers.

This is achieved through:

  • Improved professional development opportunities for staff

  • Access to a wide range of professional support from other teachers

  • Recruitment and retention of talented staff, including NQTs

  • Additional income from traded activities

  • Cost savings through shared functions

  • Access to grants to support Teaching Schools

  • Improved leadership and teaching standards which yield improved outcomes for children

It is our expectation that all partner schools should be supported fully to become Outstanding schools and have the expertise and capacity to be able to become full contributors to all areas of the teaching school alliance.


Affinity Teaching School Alliance
Fossebrook Primary School
Holmfield Avenue West
Leicester Forest East


Tel: 0116 318 4066
Fax: 0116 326 6662
Please use our alternative telephone number: 0161 507 1669


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