Barnsley Teaching School Alliance leads inspiration and innovation in education to ensure a positive impact on children's learning and life chances.

Welcome to Barnsley Teaching School Alliance 

Barnsley Teaching School Alliance is led by two outstanding schools, Worsbrough Common Primary School and Springwell Special Academy. Barnsley TSA engages with a large number of Primary, Secondary and Special School settings within the borough and beyond. We have been at the forefront of School Direct Teacher Training for the past 5 years as well being an Appropriate Body for NQT accreditation. As a Teaching School we offer cross phase Continuous Professional Development and have a number of SLE, LLE and NLE'S who are deployed to School to School support as well as in delivering training across the Teaching School Alliance.

Designation  Cohort 3
Lead/Director Theresa Di'lasio
Successful SSIF Bid  
Partnership Arrangements  SY Network
Twitter @Barnsley_TSA
Phase EYFS, Primary, Secondary, Special 

As stated in the Regional Anthology for June 2018, we are especially good at;



Developing subject leaders 

Being an active partner within local school improvement strategy 

NQT Development 


Visit the Barnsley TSA website to find out more