Bolton Teaching Schools

Teaching Schools in Bolton







Prestolee Teaching School is based on the border between Bolton and Greater Manchester but works across all Ten Local Authorities and Nationally.

It has a designated School Centre for Teacher Training (SCITT) and has an extensive range of support for schools through its support programmes, SLE, NLE and NLG advocates and its CPD.

It leads on the regional conferences and is a key part of the TSA alliance work across Greater Manchester.  It is part of the Prestolee Multi Academy Trust.


To find out more please follow the links below:

Web icon Prestolee Initial Teacher Training











St. James's Teaching School Partnership is committed to the moral purpose of offering mutual support to schools in Bolton, in neighbouring authorities and beyond. Collaborative engagement is key to our success and we believe that developing others is at the heart everything we do.  Our Strategic board is made up of nine partners from different Schools and Organisations, which include: MMU, Manchester Diocese, Bolton Local Authority and Bolton Impact Trust.


Ares we currently work on via the Teaching School:

  • School Direct for Primary & Secondary
  • High quality CPD training
  • Leadership Programmes and development including: middle leader programme, Christian leadership for middle and senior leaders working collaboratively with 5 Diocese. Future programmes may include NPQSL in collaboration with Future Leaders.
  • School to School Support we have been successful in gaining bids for school to school support. We also work in partnership with Bolton School Improvement Board to support local schools. We work as part of the LLE GM collaborative and run aspiring SLE programmes.


To find out more please follow the links below:

Web icon St James's Teaching School










Ladywood Teaching School works collaboratively across Bolton LA, Greater Manchester and Nationally. Our partnership's aim of providing ‘excellence for all’ is implicit in all elements of our extensive Teaching School offer.

In collaboration we provide ITT training for new entrants in to the Primary, Secondary and Special sector and follow this into their following year by delivering the Bolton NQT programme. Our Professional/Leadership Development offer is extensive and is aimed at   impacting on the outcomes of all pupils. In addition we have a comprehensive school to school offer provided through bespoke programmes, SLE, LLE and NLE work.


To find out more please follow the links below:

Web icon Ladywood Teaching School