Durham TSA

  • Durham TSA

    Durham TSA

The Durham Teaching School Alliance has two lead schools: Etherley Lane Nursery School and Prince Bishop’s Community Primary School. A further five schools take on strategic lead in the delivery of the Big 6.

We have a range of strategic partners including; Northumbria University, Durham Education Development Service, High Force Education SCITT and Leadership for the North East (L4NE).

We provide a wide range of services to our partner schools including school-to-school support, succession planning, research and development and CPD for teaching and non-teaching staff.


  • 15 SLEs
  • 4 NLEs
  • 4 LLEs including two who are Ofsted inspectors
  • 3 NLGs
  • We currently offer 2 ITT programmes (one primary and one early years 0-5)
  • We offer a wide range of longer route course for TAs, middle leaders and senior leaders
  • We also offer a wide range of bespoke standalone CPD (days and twilight sessions)
  • We organise a termly conference for senior leaders, TAs and Early Years practitioners


Durham Teaching School Alliance Manager