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Now available – a comprehensive range of continuing professional develop opportunities

National Professional Qualifications

Developing leadership potential through a nationally recognised leadership qualification.

NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH starting Autumn 2018.

Citywide NQT Support Programme for Primary and Early Years: 2018-2019

A comprehensive programme for the support and development of newly qualified teachers, planned and facilitated by experienced school leaders from the city.

Recently Qualified Teacher Network 2018-2019 - taking on subject leadership

Supporting early career teachers to take on a leadership role for the first time

Train to teach with us

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

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