Inspiration Teaching School

Through our Inspiration Trust National Teaching School, we play a role in improving educational standards more widely across the East of England and beyond. 

Developed from our 'Outstanding' secondary school, Hethersett Academy, the teaching school offers:

The Inspiration Teaching School Alliance includes regional partner schools including Bedford Free School, Cottenham Primary School, and Cottenham Village College, as well as the academies within the Inspiration Trust across Norfolk and north Suffolk.

Meet the Teaching School Team

The teaching school is led by Gareth Stevens (NLE), Executive Principal of Hethersett Academy, and overseen by Claire Heald (NLE), Standards Director.

Inspiration Teacher Training's SCITT programme is led by Carmel Greene, Director of Initial Teacher Training.

We have a team of subject specialists and leaders working on our continuing professional development (CPD) offer and have particular expertise in curriculum development and the effective implementation of a knowledge-rich curriculum approach. We have also developed considerable expertise in leading inclusive schools, whilst maintaining a strong focus on educational standards.

Gareth Stevens, our Chief Executive, provides advice and guidance, together with the alliance's partner organisations.

Join the Inspiration Trust National Teaching School

If you have any questions about the alliance or would like to join, please contact Suzie Sharpe on:

01603 672660