Stay in touch with WLTSA


WLTSA collaborates with LASL and all Teaching School Alliances in Cumbria to coordinate an effective CPD Programme for the academic year.

The programme will be displayed on the Cumbria Teaching Schools website, sent electronically to schools and available via LASL briefing sheets.

If you require any information in the meantime please contact us.

We offered a Pupil Premium Review training programme in the Autumn Term 2018 led by Jonathan Bursnall, Headteacher of Brook Street School, Carlisle.

We are collaborating with other Cumbria Teaching Schools on the ‘Sustainable Schools, Sustainable Communities’ conference to be held at Rheged, Penrith on Monday 23rd September 2019 9-3.00 p.m.



What is School Direct?

School Direct is a direct route into teaching, where successful applicants can follow a PGCE (with QTS) course. The main difference to the traditional PGCE course is that you will do a significant amount of your training within a school.

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Upcoming events

Click below to view our calendar of training events, School Direct conferences, CPD, courses and meetings.

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What is a Teaching School?

Teaching Schools have been established in order that schools and groups of schools take increasing responsibility for managing the school system…

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National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) is accredited by the Department for Education (DfE). The qualification is delivered by the Outstanding Leaders Partnership (OLP), a collaborative partnership of schools, teaching school alliances and multi-academy trusts, managed and supported by Best Practice Network. NPQSL provides recognition of leadership development and professional achievement for senior […]

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