Welcome to the Swaledale Alliance website

The Swaledale Alliance is a 60 school partnership based across North Yorkshire.

The Alliance was established in September 2012 and in March 2013 received Teaching School status as a cohort 3 teaching schools. This collaboration of 58 primary schools, 1 special school and 1 secondary school, works together to improve outcomes for all its young people.

The Alliance provides CPD and Development Sessions, some of which are free to Alliance schools.  The Alliance is also an appropriate body for providing Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and CACHE Teaching Assistant Courses and Development for Newly Qualified Teachers and Recently Qualified Teachers to support continuing professional development.

Events and Development Sessions for 2016/17


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For Development Programmes and Meetings, please check with the Alliance Admin Team.




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All PE Subject Leaders

PE Network Sessions have been announced. This is a free development forum. Please follow the link for further details and how to book. Read more >>

22 January 2017

Alliance Newsletter Issue 001

Please follow the link to have a look at the all new Alliance newsletter. Read more >>

11 January 2017

Specialist Leaders Meeting 2nd Feb 2017

A key meeting for all SLE's on 2nd Feb at 1.30 pm in Richmond School to discuss the role and developments for the future. Please let Leo know if you can attend on info@swaledalealliance.org Read more >>

13 December 2016

Digital Leader Day 01 March 2017

Wednesday 1st March at Catterick Leisure Centre from 0900 - 1630hrs. Limited places. Read more >>

13 December 2016

Rising Stars Discount

*** STOP PRESS ***** A huge 25% discount for PUMA/PIRA for our partnership schools! Login to the secure area for more information. Read more >>

29 November 2016

Alliance Headteacher Appraisals Package

Headteacher Appraisal due? Follow the link for information on our HT Performance Appraisal Package. Read more >>

08 November 2016