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Ash Field Teaching Alliance (AFTA)

Updated 15th May 2020

 

IMPORTANT: All face-to-face School to School Support, CPLD and Initial Teacher Training sessions continue to be temporarily suspended or cancelled due to Government guidelines on social distancing due to the COVID-19. 

 

Ash Field Teaching Alliance has created a 'Free Online Training for Staff working in Schools'. Please feel free to download and share with your colleagues from our CPLD area. 

 

Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries regarding SEND and Inclusion by emailing us on afta@ashfield.leicester.sch.uk - Most of our staff is currently working from home but we will try to get back to you within 48 hours. 

Ash Field Teaching Alliance

 

Ash Field Teaching Alliance (AFTA) includes eleven unique, diverse and amazing schools. Within these schools there is a wealth of skills and knowledge, as well as a commitment to working in collaboration with each other and with special and mainstream colleagues across the East Midlands in a national forum. We know that good practice in working with children and young people with SEND is good practice for all. We are proud to broker placements in Special Schools for ITE students across Leicester City, offer bespoke SEND CPLD training and high quality school to school support to both special and mainstream schools.

                    

 

Our Vision

 

The vision and ultimate aim for our Teaching School work is to ensure every child and young person with SEND achieves well, are included fully in their school communities, and are well prepared for the transition to an adulthood in which they lead happy and fulfilled lives.

 

Our Values

 

We say YES to PEOPLE - We recognise the unique value and potential in everyone. Through Initial Teacher Education (ITE), School to School Support (StSS) and Continuous Professional and Leadership Development (CPLD) we commit to honour and support this potential by inspiring the teacher and leader in everyone.

 

We say YES to CHALLENGES - We value challenges because they produce innovations. We commit to approaching challenges with courage, enthusiasm and optimism.

 

We say YES to Collaboration - We believe in working together through, open honest and cooperative relationships to support capacity in our self-improving, school-led system.

 

We say YES to INTEGRITY - We value the trust and respect of our community and colleagues. We commit to being a place where we do what is right for our children and young people.

 

We say YES to FUN - We are passionate about our work and working together. We can't help but share this enthusiasm with everyone.

 

Every child is entitled to be in a great school

 

 

The Leicester City Teaching Schools Group

 

Ash Field Teaching Alliance is one of four teaching schools within Leicester city. Each teaching school has its own distinct offer. However, it was soon realised that as a group we could have far wider influence. This inspired the collaborative ethos that created The Leicester City Teaching Schools Group. As a group of teaching schools, we strive to cover as wide a range of Continuing Professional Learning Development and School to School Support as possible, in order to provide the schools of Leicester/shire and beyond with the support that is needed.

 

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AFTA - Website Query

 

 

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