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!

Train to teach with us

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

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

View our CPD and training directory

Now available – a comprehensive range of continuing professional development opportunities

Supporting children with English as an Additional Language (EAL)

A series of programmes to support you as teachers and leaders to support children who speak languages other than English with Better Bilingual

The Bristol Primary Teaching School Alliance is a hub for sharing good practice across the city, engaging in collaborative school improvement, promoting existing networks, creating new collaborations and developing CPD.

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

c/o Bridge Farm Primary
East Dundry Road
BS14 0LL