Astra Teacher Training, based in Bucks & Herts, provides outstanding opportunities for aspiring & existing teachers. Partnering with over 25 local primary & secondary schools we offer exceptional teacher training, support & genuine collaboration. Working with the Institute of Education (UCL) our School Direct programme has enjoyed a 100% success & completion rate.
Astra SCITT offers PGCE and QTS unsalaried places in a wide range of subjects. We provide an outstanding programme of professional support and in-school mentoring, working with the Institute of Education (UCL). For current (and prospective) trainees, please use this link for your training site!
The Astra Alliance works across a range of schools to delivery bespoke support from SLE’s across a range of subjects, as well as helping other schools to develop their Digital Learning and utilising the power of learning.
The Astra Alliance is committed to high-quality and on-going research projects, including our Digital Learning Project and work with Guy Claxton on Learning Power. In 2014 we were accredited as an NfER research mark centre.
Our CPD programmes have been developed to meet local need; working in partnership with alliance schools we offer a range of high-quality courses for all staff, from NQT’s to Senior Leaders.
Our team of SLE’s are highly-skilled professionals who can work effectively and sensitively to improve learning and teaching. We currently offer support in English, Mathematics, Science, Digital Learning, History & Politics, Leadership, PE, MFL and Behaviour.