School-led improvement 2019-08-22T09:50:23+00:00

As the gateway to learning, schools play a vital role in improving the quality of education in Middlesbrough.

The following schools are working closely with Learning Middlesbrough through a variety of funded projects.

Learning Hubs

Assessment and Data Hubs

  • Green Lane Primary Academy
  • Park End Primary

English Hub

  • Newham Bridge Primary School

Leadership Hubs

  • Acklam Grange Teaching School
  • Linthorpe Primary School

Maths Hubs

  • Archibald Primary School
  • Macmillan Academy


  • Tees Valley Education

Research projects

  • Abingdon Primary: challenge and accelerating progress
  • Marton Manor/South Cluster: reading pedagogy and increased challenge
  • MCSP: transition for the more able
  • NLT/Allison Potter: ‘Our Stories’ project
  • Priory Woods: assessing the impact of the EQUALS curriculum
  • St. Thomas More: supporting progress of vulnerable groups of pupils after transition
  • Trinity Catholic College: using spirals of enquiry to narrow the gap

Developing Schools

Schools will be considered for Developing Schools projects where one or more apply:

  • attainment and progress are below expected norms
  • internal data or end of Key Stage data is showing a significant decline
  • the overall school profile indicates a likely decline in Ofsted grade
  • leadership has insufficient immediate capacity e.g. new headship, long-term illness of significant staff
  • Ofsted judgements are below good

View the Developing Schools Funding Bid Proforma

Please contact us for more information on funded projects and how your school may take part.