20 October 2019

Inspirational teaching recognised at Tarleton Academy through SSAT Lead Practitioner Accreditation

Three teachers from Tarleton Academy have been recognised as inspirational leaders of learning by successfully achieving Lead Practitioner Accreditation from SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers network, in the Summer 2019 accreditation gateway. 

SSAT Lead Practitioner Accreditation celebrates great teachers who lead their colleagues to develop themselves. The award recognises their skills, experience and qualities, and celebrates how they embed and extend teaching and learning in their school, positively impacting on the lives of students.

Mr Mulligan, Mrs Gill and Mr Evans submitted research projects including:

  • Leading successfully on the delivery of sessions for the MathsHub to improve Maths outcomes across our alliance
  • Leading on 'Closing the Vocabulary Gap' at Tarleton Academy and the schools within our MAT. The aim of the project was to challenge current practice in teaching aspects of literacy, encouraging a more explicit approach to exploring vocabulary
  • Leading the effective delivery of the 'Coaching in Schools' programme

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT, states that 'For a successful school system, you need exceptional teachers and that is why SSAT introduced the Lead Practitioner accreditation. The programme challenges the thinking and practice of Lead Practitioners and by achieving accreditation, they have demonstrated the impact of their work on students and staff. Well done to our latest Lead Practitioners.'

Tarleton Academy is extremely proud of the calibre of teaching and support staff at the school. This success is testament to the Endeavour Learning Trust's aim of 'developing a workforce of the highest calibre, with a winning combination of teamwork, skill, experience, passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence' being embedded within the day to day focus of the school - a success of which we are very proud!

Want to know more about the SSAT?

SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers network is a membership organisation of schools and academies. SSAT has been working with leaders, teachers and students for over 30 years to drive school improvement and innovation, and support their members through networking opportunities and professional development and school improvement programmes.

Website - www.ssatuk.co.uk