corona virus updates

Teacher Training - Applications Still Open

We are still taking applications for Primary and Secondary Teacher Training. Click the link below for further information on your application

Corona Virus - Teaching School Courses

 As a Teaching school we are following current guidelines and advice from Public Health England (PHE). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now working remotely. We will endeavour to respond to any query by email as soon as possible.

All current Teaching School face to face courses are postponed until further notice - Teacher Training applications are still open and any interviews are being conducted remotely.


TELA are an alliance of primary and secondary schools across Leicestershire working together for mutual improvement.We currently have over 40 schools across 6 MATs who are dedicated to improving outcomes for all young people. Browse through our website for an understanding of what we do or contact us to arrange a visit


Teacher Training

Achieve with TELA is a primary and secondary teacher training provider. We can offer courses across the subject ranges as well as support with school experience


Professional Development

TELA offers a range of continual professional development opportunities for secondary and primary colleagues in both leadership and pedagogy strands, including NPQs.


National Professional Qualifications

 We deliver NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH in 4 regional hubs in and around Leicester and Leicestershire.  


School to school support

 TELA offers school to school support in a variety of ways, which can be accessed by schools inside and outside the alliance. School to school support ranges from focus visits/lesson observation involvement, through  leadership support and specific project work, to full NLE deployment action plans targeted at moving to a higher OFSTED category. We also have a comprehensive peer review programme which can be tailored to your schools needs.  

Contact Us


Teaching School Administrator: Jo Robotham

NPQ Administrator: Jo Ravenhill

Teaching School Director: Ian O'Flynn

Thomas Estley Learning Alliance

Thomas Estley Community College, Station Road, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, LE9 6PT

Tel: 01455 283 263 Ext: 3206


Open today

09:00 – 21:00

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 9:00pm

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