Tykes Teaching School will endeavour to help support and lead a sector-led system of school improvement with a view to ensure that the children of Barnsley and beyond receive a world class education. By working together and for each other, the future of education across the region is a bright one.

Welcome to Tykes Teaching School Alliance 

Tykes Teaching School Alliance is a multi Teaching School Alliance of two Barnsley Primary Schools, Hoyland Common Primary School and Highview Primary Learning Centre. Tykes TSA works closely with schools across the Borough and beyond, and has a positive working relationship with the local authority as one of the main providers of School to School Support and improvement in the LA. As a Teaching School we have a strong track record of providing effective school to school support and continual professional development to primary schools and our systems leaders are deployed in meaningful school to school support annually.
We deliver highly effective NQT, RQT and HLTA programmes that are accessed by the vast majority of schools in the local authority and beyond. Tom Banham, the joint lead of the teaching schools is the Chair of the South Yorkshire Teaching School Local Hub.


Designation Cohort 4
Lead/Director Dee Marsh
Successful SSIF Bid  
Partnership Arrangements  Hoyland Common Primary School and High View Primary Learning Centre
Website www.tykestsa.education
Twitter @tykestsa
Phase  Primary

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


School to School Support

Being an active partner within local school improvement strategy

NQT Development 

RQT Development 


 Visit the Tykes TSA website to find out more