Welcome to the L.E.A.D. Teaching School Hub 


L.E.A.D. Teaching School Hub is an ambitious, values- driven, partnership-centred organisation, determined to impact on the life chances, aspirations and outcomes for pupils. Holding the ‘Golden Thread’ central to the Hub’s work, it aims to equitably support all settings to invest in their workforce to recruit, retain, inspire and develop the best teachers, support staff and leaders. Recognising that high quality teaching has the greatest impact on pupil outcomes, the Hub offers inspiring, research-informed, actively inclusive, accredited professional development, sharing capacity and expertise to raise expectations and ultimately change lives. 


Our Services

L.E.A.D. Teaching School Hub is committed to high quality professional development at all career stages. The Hub's offer is organised according to the headings below and is committed to supporting a coherent and simplistic approach to finding support for each educational setting.

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Please select the service which you would like to know more about:


  • ITT

    Initial Teacher Training

    Initial Teacher Training is the foundation of the journey into teaching. Please select this to find out more about the various providers in Lincolnshire.

  • ECF & AB

    Early Career Framework & Appropriate Body Services

    The Early Career Framework and Appropriate Body Services are necessary in the first two years of the teaching journey. We are delighted to offer a range of services and support in this area. Please select the following option to find out more.

  • NPQ


    Leadership is an essential component in any successful setting. Developing leaders and teachers for the next steps in their career is an aspect which the Hub can provide. Please select this tab for more information.

Working in Partnership

The Hub is committed to ensuring that the professional development offer has a positive impact and is of the highest quality. Over time, the Hub and its partners will be collating information to demonstrate the positive impact. Please enjoy viewing the engagement so far...

  • 365

    Schools across Lincolnshire

  • 620

    Early Career Teachers

  • 310

    NPQ participants

  • 26

    Curriculum Hubs and Partners

  • Case Studies

    Active English Case Study

    Welton St Mary's Cof E Primary Academy have shared their case study around the implementation and impact of the Active English Programme. Please read the case study below to find out more. 

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  • Case Studies

    Active Spelling Impact

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  • Case Studies

    Developing Knowledge and Understanding of EDI in a Lincolnshire SCITT Primary Partner School

    During 2022-23, five primary SCITT trainees from the L.E.A.D. Teaching School Hub have been placed at Bishop King Church of England Primary School in the city of Lincoln as their main school setting.

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  • Case Studies

    Feedback and formative assessment: making the difference

    Feedback and formative assessment: making the difference Formative assessment enables us to “identify gaps in student learning” (Fletcher-Wood, 2018, p.3). When we formatively assess, we often use our understanding of what students know or can do to provide feedback to learners on wha...

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  • Case Studies

    Nudge the 'Gender Box'

    Dr Rachael Shaw ,the Headteacher of Branston Junior Academy, has spent several years contemplating and exploring the concept of gender, gaining her PHD. Read on to find out more....

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  • Case Studies

    The impact of analogue watches for Year 3 pupils at Witham St Hughs Academy

    The impact of analogue watches for Year 3 pupils at Witham St Hughs Academy

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Upcoming Professional Programmes