• Active Maths Workshop

    13th March 2019
    This course looks at the research, rationale and benefits of introducing 'active maths' into the school curriculum - focusing on how this approach is raising attitudes and attainment to maths in schools across the UK and inte ...more
  • Blog: Join us for #MINDFULMARCH

    12th March 2019
    As teachers and leaders if we don't look after ourselves we really can't do a good job leading or teaching colleagues/children! It is Mindfulness March - are you Mind Full or Mindful? Does your to-do list seem never endin ...more
  • Mindful March

    8th March 2019
    Do you ever find yourself caught up in cycles of stress, anxiety or negative thinking? Does life ever feel overwhelming, or a struggle? Imagine if you had the tools to align with your authentic self, untangle yourself fro ...more
  • Launch Event for Sport England PE Hub

    6th March 2019
    As you will be aware from the press release posted on 16 January 2019, we have been commissioned by Sport England as part of a £13.5m teacher training programme, to help foster a more positive attitude to physical education ...more
  • My Teacher Training Journey

    5th March 2019
    As the weather gets hotter, the leaves get greener and the word 'SATs' becomes part of my every day, the realisation that I'm over half way through my teacher training journey at the Alliance for Learning SCITT dawns on me. ...more
  • Blog: Happy Valentines

    14th February 2019
      Blog by Lisa Fathers, Director of Teaching School & Partnerships Love is about social connection, kindness, empathy and as we celebrate Valentine’s Day we reflect on how we can facilitate those things at scho ...more
  • SEND Multi-Sensory Mathematics

    5th February 2019
    Developing multi-sensory and cross-curricular approaches to maths to raise attainment for all learners.   Date:  Monday 11th March 2019 Time:  8.30am - 10.30am Venue:  Hollinwood Academy    This project ...more
  • Alliance for Learning Secures Government Funding for STEM Internships

    5th February 2019
    New government funding is going to give aspiring STEM* teachers paid internships and teacher training, thanks to Manchester / Altrincham’s Alliance For Learning. The £20,000 funding will see the Alliance for Learning SC ...more
  • Blog: How physical fitness and immersion in the wilderness promotes mental wellbeing in young people

    4th February 2019
    Blog written for the Outward Bound Trust Lisa Fathers is Director of Teaching Schools and Partnerships for Bright Futures Educational Trust based in Greater Manchester. As it is the start of Place2Be’s Children’s Menta ...more
  • Massage in Schools – course cancellation due to snow

    30th January 2019
    Notification to advise that the Massage in Schools course at the Bolholt Hotel in Bury that was set to run today/tomorrow (30/31 Jan) has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.   Rescheduled dates will ...more