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Why train with us

Riverside school is a strategic partner in the Learning Partnership Teaching School Alliance. In partnership with other local schools we offer you a fantastic school based opportunity to train in a supportive and aspirational environment. Our staff  are excellent practitioners with outstanding behaviour management skills and eager to support and train the next generation of teachers.
Our partnership comprises of Primary, Secondary 11-18 and a Special School. They are conveniently located and trainees have the unique opportunity to experience more than one school, age range and sector.  We have successfully worked with trainee teachers for many years and offer you outstanding practical teacher training leading to QTS with the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). This is truly an exceptional opportunity.



Core philosophy of our programme

Our core philosophy is to train the next generation of teachers to inspire, motivate and challenge our children.  We will work with our trainees to build a solid foundation from which they can embark upon a rewarding career. We work to create an environment in which teachers and students thrive and feel valued and supported. Parents, teachers and children need excellent teachers in schools and our purpose is to provide them!


Our partners

There are five other secondary schools in our partnership as well as a primary federation of schools and a special school, all within a 10 mile radius of each other. Accreditation is through our HE providers with whom we work very closely.
For further information on all the partners please visit their websites below:
  • Albany School
  • Dagenham Park School
  • Eastbury School
  • Jo Richardson School
  • Riverside School
Working closely with our partners allows us to provide each trainee with rich opportunities to develop their teaching skills. Each trainee will have a personal learning programme closely matched to their individual needs and aspirations.



Contact Details

Telephone Number:  020 8270 4333
Website:  www.partnershiplearningtsa.com
Where to find us:
Partnership Learning Teaching School Alliance
Sydney Russell School
Parsloes Avenue
Essex RM9 5QT