Emmanuel TSA

In April 2014 Emmanuel College, Gateshead was chosen by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to become a National Teaching School.

The Emmanuel Teaching School Alliance (ETSA) partnership comprises of Primary and Secondary schools across Gateshead, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Sunderland and Doncaster. Strategic partners include Newcastle University and Sheffield Hallam University.

The Emmanuel Teaching School Alliance is working to provide high quality school-led initial teacher training, contribute to the professional development of teachers at all stages of their career, and bring about sustained school improvement across the country. We believe there is a great deal to celebrate in the teaching profession and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people on a daily basis. Expert initial teacher training and continued professional development at all stages is essential in our quest to develop educational leaders of the future. By training high quality, committed specialists in their subject, we ensure that the best people will teach our children for generations to come.

Thank you for your interest in our work.  We invite you to learn more about what we do by exploring our website, and the websites of each of our schools.  If you would like to find out how the Emmanuel Teaching School Alliance can help you, or you would like to train at one of our schools, please don’t hesitate to get in contact.  We look forward to hearing from you.



  • Lead School for Primary and Secondary School Direct in partnership with Newcastle University and Sheffield Hallam University;
  • National Leader of Education and Specialist Leaders of Education in a wide range of expertise across Primary and Secondary. Strong tradition of school-to-school support across the country;
  • High quality CPD opportunities;
  • NPQH, NPQSL and NPQML in collaboration with NETSP.



Emmanuel Teaching School Alliance

Consett Road


Tyne & Wear

NE11 0AN