Regional Activity-Lancashire & West Yorkshire

Information about what the region is doing. 

NLG Deployment and Brokerage

NLG Deployment and Brokerage

The LWY TSC deploys NLGs through our four subregions. For more information relevant to your area please see the contact details below:

  • Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwin and Lancashire: Cheryl Brindle – head@breck.lancs.sch.uk
  • Greater Manchester: Helen Woodward- helen.woodward@googlemail.com
  • Liverpool, Merseyside and Warrington: Jen Murphy- j.murphy@wadedeacon.co.uk
  • West Yorkshire: Baljit Birring- baljitbirring@indigodiversity.co.uk

SEND

The LYW TSA works in a partnership with four schools to help improve education for those with SEND. Our partner TSA’s are: The Shanidar TSA in Bradford, Tor View School in Blackburn, The Merseyside SEN Teaching School Alliance in Liverpool, and The Everyone Learning TSA in Greater Manchester. Contact: Angela Holdsworth – angela.holdsworth@tscouncil.org.uk

SEND

Workload Reduction Toolkit for Teachers

Workload Reduction Toolkit for Teachers

The LWY TSC is currently assisting with DfE research into the reduction of Workload for teachers. Lead by Caroline Roberts, this project is supported by an advisory group of 8 TSAs which are as follows; Birth to 19 TSA, Bradford; Yorkshire Inclusive TSA, Leeds; Noctua TSA, Leeds; Teamworks TSA, Calderdale and Oldham; Everyone Learning TSA, GM; Aspire TSA, Wakefield; Northern Lights TSA, Bradford; Fylde Coast TSA, Blackpool. Contact: Caroline Roberts – croberts@WPAT.warrington.sch.uk

2018/2019 School Improvement Offer

Led by Amanda Bennet and Angela Holdsworth, the LWY TSC is working alongside a wide range of partners including various types of Learning Hub and the DfE to support school improvment. This project is handled by our Sub-Regional Teams.

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Regional Network Contacts

Regional LWY network contacts

System leaders networks neet each term coordinated by the local LWY TSC seconded system leaders and project leads:

  • Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwin and Lancashire: Cheryl Brindle and Maxine Froggart at Flyde Coast TSA
  • Greater Manchester: Helen Woodward and Michael Tonge at Prestolee TSA
  • Liverpool, Merseyside and Warrington: Jen Murphy at Wade Deacon TSA and Tim Long at Bridgewater TSA
  • West Yorkshire: Pauline Hagen and Ann Booth at New Collaborative TSA

Recruitment and retention

The four strategic partnerships of the LWY TSC work together across the region working closely with LAs, DfE, RSCs, Diocesan Directors, Ofsted and CPLD providers to help improve teacher recruitment and retention. We also provide termly updates and support to the strategic body North West and Lancashire, West Yorkshire Partnership board. Lead organisations – STEM International recruitment, Yorkshire Inclusive TSA, Accelerate coaching programme, Wade Deacon TSA.

Recruitment and Retention

Supporting Newly Designated TSAs, NLEs and NLGs

Supporting Newly Designated TSAs, NLEs and NLGs

A regional approach to ensuring that new Teaching Schools and NLEs understand the regional infrastructure and can make an immediate impact. Contact: Jayne Firth-j.firth@greetlandacademy.org.uk

Support for Strategic School Improvement

Representing Teaching Schools on school improvement boards to ensure regional priorities are identified and addressed through strategically aligned, evidence-based intervention projects.Contact: Tessa Mason-Tessa.Mason@education.gov.uk

Support for Strategic School Improvement

Targeted Support Fund

Targeted Support Fund

A regional development programme for developing the leadership pipeline for our region. Contact: Diane Heritage-dmheritage@hotmail.com

National Leaders of Governance

A regional approach to integrating governors into the school-led system by assigning them to Governance Hubs so they can be deployed more frequently by Teaching Schools. Contact: Jon Hairsine- jonhairsine@hotmail.co.uk

National Leaders of Governance

Women Leading in Education

Women Leading in Education

A national contract to encourage more women to pursue a career in leadership in education through network events, inspirational speakers and guidance. Contact: Maxine Roberts-maxineroberts144@gmail.com, Baljit Birring-baljitbirring@indigodiversity.co.uk

SLE Training and Deployment

A regional approach to training and deploying SLEs to ensure a quality, consistent approach across the region. Contact: Tessa Mason-Tessa.Mason@education.gov.uk, Maxine Roberts-maxineroberts144@gmail.com, Diane Heritage-dmheritage@hotmail.com

SLE Training and Deployment

Quality Assurance/Peer Review

Quality Assurance/Peer Review

Quality assurance of Teaching School work in the region is organised through a peer review process. Contact: Tessa Mason-Tessa.Mason@education.gov.uk

Communications

E-bulletin containg information about the region and updates to the teaching schools in Lanacashire and West Yorkshire.

Newsletter Oct 2018 part 1 News Letter Nov 2018
Newsletter Oct 2018 part 2 News Letter Dec 2018
Newsletter Jan 2019

Communications