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


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

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