The Big 6

As well as offering training and support for their alliance themselves, teaching schools will identify and co-ordinate expertise from their alliance, using the best leaders and teachers to:

  1. Play a greater role in training new entrants to the profession
  2. Lead peer-to-peer Continual Professional Development and leadership development
  3. Identify and develop leadership potential
  4. Provide support for other schools
  5. Designate and broker Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs)
  6. Engage in research and development

Strategic Partners

The Alliance includes amongst its strategic partners:

  • The Archdiocese of Liverpool
  • School Improvement Liverpool
  • Alsop High School
  • Holly Lodge Girls' College
  • ESLA
  • The Academy of St Francis of Assisi
  • De La Salle Academy
  • Emmaus C of E and Catholic Primary School
  • Liverpool Hope University
  • St Peter and Paul Catholic College Widnes
  • St Matthew's Catholic Primary School

Teaching School Contact Info

Mrs Jane Kennedy
Position : Teaching School Director
Phone : 0151 235 1620
Email :

Teaching School Contact Info

Mrs Mary Houghton
Position : Teaching School Manager
Phone : 0151 235 1620