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Why train with us

Windsor Teaching Alliance Secondary Open Morning,

Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 9.15am

As a National Teaching School, Windsor Girls’ School is at the centre of a partnership of local schools, working together to create a cross-phase and progressive culture of ongoing professional development in the Windsor area.

Our collective aims are to achieve excellence within the classroom and to challenge ourselves and others within the community of our profession to continually improve.  We are dedicated to recruiting highly effective and inspiring practitioners and have an established bespoke training programme through Schools Direct.  We believe in the need to support and develop teachers at every career stage and have a package of bespoke CPD to enable us to consistently evaluate and improve on existing practice.

Alongside our Strategic Partners, we work together to improve and develop leadership and management through school to school support, sharing best practice across the local area. We believe our collaborative approach enables our students to advance, aspire and achieve ever more successfully.  If you are interested in learning more about our services or wish to collaborate with us, please contact us at office@windsorgirls.net.

 

Why train with us?

In 2014 The Windsor Teaching Alliance (WTA) was formed as a result of Windsor Girls’

School obtaining Teaching School status. The Alliance is comprised of 18 first schools (year 1- Year 4), four middle schools (Year 5 – Year 8) and three upper schools (Year 9 – Year 13).Windsor Girls School acts as the lead school for the alliance.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is a key strategic partner of the WTA and  has been a successful Initial Teacher Training provider of Secondary trainees since 2002. Trainees graduate with from the programme with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Practice (PG Cert). 

Windsor is a unique and vibrant town with an excellent reputation for education. Schools work closely in partnership to ensure the transition through different key stages is seamless and that students receive the best possible opportunities for later life.