Welcome to
Connect Teaching School Alliance

The Connect Teaching School Alliance is a group of collaborative partner schools from South and East Lincolnshire.

Our maxim, ‘aspiration, innovation and collaboration’ is at the heart of our Alliance’s work which, through using the outstanding practice of our staff throughout our partner schools, we can develop consistent first class practice for our children in their classrooms.

Please explore our website for more information about our work and contact us if you are interested in becoming a member or participating in any of our activities.

Latest News

Kirton Primary School’s ‘Shop and Bank’ Open Day

Kirton Primary School’s ‘Shop and Bank’ Open Day as featured recently on the BBC News, Inside Out, Newsround, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mirror. When: Friday 8th June 2018 The Day will include: A presentation An opportunity to see the High Street in action An optional tour of the school An opportunity... read more

A busy Autumn term

It’s only days now until the Christmas holidays are upon us after what has been a very successful term. We’ve held Core Subject cluster meetings, new to year 2 and 6 English and Maths sessions, writing moderations, English and Maths training days, not to mention inducting our largest yet... read more

Our new year begins

We are very pleased to welcome all of our new Trainee Teachers and NQTs who have now begun the next stage of their personal journeys. We look forward to both groups’ first official day with us in the Connect training suite, and hearing about how their first days in... read more

The Alliance Grows!

Since our very successful Launch to Head Teachers, we are proud to say that over 25 local schools have chosen to join our Alliance. These schools will enjoy access to our English, Maths and Science Hubs, free of charge, as well as Head Teacher update and networking meetings. Our... read more

New beginnings

Future teachers eagerly wait to start their training in local schools in September. Our new cohort of School Direct Teacher Trainees completed their induction at Lincoln University and the Keyworth Centre of Lincoln Teaching School Alliance last week. All 16 trainees will be based in schools local to Boston... read more

English Cluster leads the way in collaboration for subject leaders

Following an optimistic network meeting, our local English leaders have mapped out a collaborative agenda to cover areas of the curriculum where they can support each other. Their common goal is to develop and improve practice in their schools. Under the guidance of Literacy expert Dr. Jeannie Bulman, the... read more

Connect Launch

Alliance membership demonstrates an optimistic outlook in our local primary schools. Headteachers from over 20 local schools visited Connect TSA at Staniland Academy on Friday 24th June to hear about the plans for supporting teachers and children next year. From training school direct ITT trainees, supporting NQTs and delivering CPD... read more

‘A Marked Improvement’ April 2016

Are you reviewing marking effectiveness and teacher workload? A useful and discerning read here from EEF and University of Oxford identifying questions to consider when developing your school’s marking strategy.  Click here to read more read more