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Robert Bloomfield

BEST Teaching School

BEST Teaching School delivers a comprehensive school improvement package to nearly 150 schools across the area, and the Bedfordshire Schools Training Partnership, which provides school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) courses for both Primary and Secondary phases.

Teaching schools are strong schools led by strong leaders that work with others to provide high-quality training, development and support to new and experienced school staff. CBTSP as part of BEST is a centre of excellence, committed to improving outcomes for all pupils. 

For over four years the Teaching School has carried out a wide range of educational services and continues to grow as an organisation. During 2015/16 the number of courses and programmes available to colleagues was in excess of 230 across all phases and School to School support has been extensive.

For more information contact Alison Wilshaw AWilshaw@Bestacademies.org.uk