Continuing Professional Development

Teaching School Alliances are expected to offer a range of professional development opportunities for teachers and school support staff, extending their strong learning culture to schools they work with and building on initial teacher training and induction.

Loreto TSA are pleased to offer

  • TSST - Teacher Subject Specialism Training: Modern Foreign Languages
  • Peer to Peer Reviews
  • Behaviour Management and Emotional Literacy Development

For further details please see below.


Teacher Subject Specialism Training: Modern Foreign Languages 

Loreto Grammar Teaching School is delighted to offer fully funded places on the Teacher Subject Specialism Training course in Modern Foreign Languages. For the academic year 20/21 we are offering a number of places in Spanish.

To see further details on our TSST Spanish course and for an insight into how the programme will run in 2020 - 2021, please click here

The timetable for the TSST Spanish course 2020- 2021 can be found here

Applications are now closed. Please email with any queries.

Our courses have been highly rated by previous participants: 

"I enjoyed the course from the very beginning not just because of the quality of the content but also the presenters quality" - July 2020 -Spanish 

"I have learnt more on the TSST course than I did on the whole of the PGCE course" March 2020 - Spanish

"It has been a privilege for me to be a member of this course. I have been so impressed with everything - the quality of the presenters (extremely capable and experienced, knowledgeable people in their fields), the quick and efficient mangagement (very quick to react and accomodate to any suggestions, any comments), the quality of the information and materials provided (such hard work behind all these presentations) and the quick and relevant feedback provided when asked anything. Everything has been very well organised. It is a top mark from me for all of you" - June 2020 - Spanish

"All the language specific sessions have been so valuable and have helped me develop as a teacher"  March 2020 - Spanish

"I really look forward to the sessions"  January 2020 - French

" This is the best modern foreign language CPD I have had in the last 10 years -I think every teacher of MFL ought to attend at some point for a refresher" June 2019 - French

"The organisation and professionalism of all staff was amazing - everything was delivered to an outstanding level thank you very much! " June 2019 - Spanish

" Expert advice given alongside practical ideas for using straightaway in classroom  - a fabulous way of sharing expertise and learning language without pressure" July 2019 - French

"I am very impressed with the presenter. She is such an incredible proffesional, very experienced, extremely hard working and knowledgeable. I could not have asked for a better presenter." - June 2020 - Spanish

Please review the privacy notice when applying. This can be viewed here

Peer to Peer Reviews

"The whole process has been an excellent Leadership learning experience for our Assistant Head. She has valued the opportunity to visit other schools and to be able to have the professional conversations around effectiveness of provision. She has grown as a leader throughout this review process and the students and school will benefit from this" EPCHS, Headteacher

 "Overall, an excellent model that has not only supported our own school improvement journey but has strengthened my AHT’s knowledge and understanding – superb CPD"  St. Nicholas Catholic High School, Headteacher

Providing CPD for senior leaders within and beyond their school environment, Peer to Peer reviews can be arranged and tailored to suit each school's specific needs.   For more information click here 


Behaviour Management and Emotional Literacy development

We are pleased to welcome Mrs Susan Pennington to our training team.Further information is available on request, as we can tailor the training you want to meet your needs. 

Sue specialises in the following areas and should you require further information, please contact:  for a bespoke quote for your school. 


Primary specific support

Emotional literacy in the classroom

Lunchtime assistants training 

Whole school well-being - for pupils/staff

Relaxation for beginners


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