Governance

The Teaching School Alliance is led by a management board to ensure that it meets all of the statutory requirements of the National College for Teaching and Leadership, (NCTL), and the Department for Education, (DFE), and that progress towards national Key Performance Indicators, (KPIs), are quality assured and evaluated.

The vision and values of the teaching school are described in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

The management board comprises of:

  • The Headteachers of Prince Bishops Community Primary School and Etherley Lane Nursery School.
  • Alliance members who are strategic leads for one of the key performance areas.
  • The Teaching School Manager.
  • Durham County Council, Strategic Manager Support and Development.
  • A Governor of Prince Bishops Community Primary School.
  • A representative from the wider alliance.

The management board meets termly to discuss priorities for development and to review and evaluate progress towards its objectives.Partner schools from the wider alliance are encouraged to join the management board at meetings during an open forum.