Train to teach with us

Start your career as a primary school teacher through the School Direct programmes.

View our NEW CPD and training directory for 2019-2020

Now available – a comprehensive range of continuing professional development opportunities

The NQT support programme 2019-2020

Starting your teaching career with a comprehensive programme of support and a network of colleagues

Just Imagine and Nikki Gamble: inspirational CPD to support the teaching of English

Developing your passion for the teaching of reading and writing

Commission a review of provision for your school

Now available – commision a review of Pupil  Premium, SEND, Governance, Office processes or Ofsted readiness…

National Professional Qualifications

Developing leadership potential through a nationally recognised leadership qualification.

NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH starting Autumn 2019 – the window of application is now open!

Request support for your school from one of the city's SLEs or LLEs

Find out how some of the most effective teachers and leaders from across the city can help your school

The Bristol Primary Teaching School Alliance is a hub for sharing good practice across the city; engaging in school improvement, promoting existing networks, creating new collaborations and developing Continuing Professional and Leadership Development (CPLD).

Continuing Professional and Leadership Development

A range of courses, events and programmes that address the most significant areas of teaching and learning, leadership and subject-specific development

School to School Support

Our Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE), Local Leaders of Education (LLE) and National Leaders of Education (NLE) are available to support in school across a range of activities.

Initial Teacher Training

We offer a pathway into a career as a primary school teacher through the School Direct programmes. Both salaried and PGCE routes are available.

Featured Training Opportunities

Contact BPTSA

Mike Eatwell

Bridge Farm Primary
East Dundry Road
BS14 0LL