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Practice Development

We offer a range of joint practice development opportunities.


  • Joint INSET days focusing on subjects such as assessment and the changes that are being implemented this year;
  • Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators meet regularly to progress their areas of responsibility;
  • As part of our INSET days, our Early Years Foundation Stage colleagues all work closely together;
  • Our team of Headteacher Consultants are currently running a Middle Leader development programme;
  • We are beginning to build strong links with our Teaching School colleagues within Wiltshire and Dorset - see the work of one of them by clicking here.
  • Visits to Teaching Schools and our partner trust in Gloucestershire;
  • Focused school improvement work and bespoke training through our Teaching School links;
  • Placements for trainee teachers through our partnership with Bath Spa University.


Through our links with the Diocesan Board of Education we have access to their wonderful training facilities.  If you would like to find out more about these facilities then please click here.


Developing Assessment Principles INSET Training for Staff

Training Facilities at the Diocesan Board of Education

Visit Our Academy Websites

  •   Southbroom St James Academy
  •   Whitesheet CE Primary Academy
  •   Beaminster St Mary's Academy
  •   Dunbury CE Academy
  •   St Bartholomew's Primary Academy
  •   The Trinity CE Primary Academy
  •   Marden Vale CE
  •   Trent Young's CE School
  •   Shrewton CE Primary School
  •   Beechcroft St Pauls CE Primary School
  •   St Andrews CE Primary School
  •   St Johns CE Primary School
  •   St Peters CE Primary Academy