• DTSA is a broad and inclusive multiple Alliance of schools from all phases.

    We are part of a not for profit Charitable Trust and we care deeply about improving learning for all. We believe that every child in every class, in every school deserves the best teaching and learning.

    Realising moral purpose for us is about sharing and giving back – a sustained focus on developing open and trusting collaboration that contributes to ‘raising the bar and closing the gap’ in achievement for all children and especially those from disadvantaged groups.

  • Primary and Secondary School Direct Places for Sept. 2017

    DTSA’s ITT programme is designed and delivered in partnership with local universities and offers QTS with PGCE and 60 masters credits. Please note that you are not applying to work at a specific school. Your individual training experience will lead to you being deployed in the schools which we feel will offer you the best possible opportunities to complete your training successfully. We have a large number of schools from all phases and contexts that host students. Please note, we still have secondary places available but the primary programme is now full for this year.

  • DTSA Primary Packages of Support


    April 2016 – March 2017 Package is still available to download at:

    DTSA Packages of Support 2016-2017

    Please contact Lauren at booking@dtsa.org.uk for further information and to discuss any specific CPD needs.

  • DTSA Termly Partner Morning Meeting with Tim Benton

    Don’t forget to book your places at the next morning meeting on Thursday 9 March 2017 (8:30am – 11:45am, Breadsall Priory). Tim will be talking about ‘Making Lessons Engaging, Active, Relevant and Effective’. Schools who have bought into the Partner Package are entitled to send up to three members of staff to this event. For more information please contact Lauren at booking@dtsa.org.uk

  • Science NEWS!

    DTSA is pleased to announce that it has recently become a STEM (Science Learning Hub) and is in the process of forming a strategic group to produce a full range of CPD and development projects. More details coming soon.

Latest Updates and Resources.

Our latest primary and secondary DTSA Updates can be downloaded here

Annual Packages of Support

Our latest support packages and programmes can be downloaded here

Colleagues working with us

SLEs; LLEs; NLEs and associates working with DTSA

Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Senior Leaders Development – Day 2

    9am - 4pm on Wed 01 Mar 2017

  • EAL Network Meeting

    1-4pm on Wed 01 Mar 2017

  • SEN Network Meeting

    1:00pm - 4:00pm on Thu 02 Mar 2017

  • RE Network Meeting

    1:00pm - 4:00pm on Tue 07 Mar 2017

  • NQT Programme – Day 5

    1:15pm - 4:00pm on Thu 09 Mar 2017

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