1. About Us

About Us

 

The Brent Teaching School Alliance (BTSA) is a cross phase strategic partnership group. Our mission is to ensure that through collaboration, innovation, engagement and excellence that standards of teaching and learning are raised, resulting in improved pupil progress and attainment for every pupil in Brent and beyond.

Byron Court is working with the following Strategic partners under the name of ‘The Brent Teaching School Alliance’: UCL Institute of Education, Claremont High School Academy, Oliver Goldsmith Primary School, Sudbury Primary School, Mount Stewart Infant and Junior School, Uxendon Manor Primary School, Elsley Primary School and the Brent Schools Partnership (BSP). In addition to this we have Associate members: Avigdor Hirsch Torah Temimah Primary, Preston Park Primary, Preston Manor School, Wykeham Primary School, Wembley Primary School, Wembley Learning Zone and the Gateway Teaching School Alliance. We are also working closely with the School Effectiveness Team in Brent.

 We are working in the following areas:

  • Initial Teacher Training (ITT)
  • Appropriate Body Service
  • Newly Qualified Teacher Induction and professional development programme
  • CPD and Leadership Development
  • School to School Support including Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE) and National Leaders of Education (NLE)
  • Research and Development 
  • Professional Learning Networks