National Teaching School
Oakwood became a National Teaching School in recognition for the work we have done helping to raise standards in other schools. We have gained experience of supporting schools in challenging circumstances over a number of years and have received national recognition for the improvements we have been instrumental in delivering across a range of settings. We are proud to share our work including being accredited as a Centre of Excellence in Financial Education.
Teaching Schools are outstanding schools that work with others to provide high-quality training and development to new and experienced school staff. They are part of the government’s plan to give schools a central role in raising standards by developing a self-improving school-led system and making significant improvements in the quality of teaching, leadership and pupil attainment.
Teaching School Alliances are led by a Teaching School. We have a large number of partner schools (primary, secondary and special). We also work closely with universities. There is no membership cost and we welcome new partner schools at any time.
Please take a look at the other pages in our National Teaching School section for information on Initial Teacher Training, School to School support, Continuing Professional Development, NLE and SLE.