CPD & Courses

With a wealth of in-depth subject and teaching knowledge to draw upon across the Sir Thomas Rich’s Teaching School Alliance, we offer tailored CPD to primary and secondary teachers who wish to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge. Our bespoke courses include one to one mentoring by experience Alliance teachers, visits to your setting, access to specialist classrooms and equipment, and ongoing support.

The latest CPD course brochure is available to download as a PDF:

Sir Thomas Rich’s Teaching School Alliance CPD Courses 2018-2019

Subjects and venues

Sir Thomas Rich’s Gloucester can offer particular expertise and guidance to teachers specialising in Science, Modern Languages, Humanities and the Arts, and courses are delivered in our modern and well-equipped Pavilion meeting room, with access to classrooms and laboratories as required. Courses in a range of subjects are also available for delivery at our Teaching School Alliance partners, Tewkesbury School, Cleeve School and Barnwood Park Arts College.


All our CPD, teacher training taster days and other courses and events will be advertised on this page as details are confirmed. If you have a particular area of interest please do contact us and we would be happy to work with you to design bespoke, competitively priced training courses to meet your school’s CPD needs.

For all enquiries, please email the Teaching School Marketing, Communications and Events Manager, Sara Vielvoye, on teachingschool@strs.org.uk or call 01452 338400.

Upcoming courses

MFL - Teacher Subject Specialist Training

More Information Dates to be arranged with candidates.

Venues: Sir Thomas Rich’s; Stroud High School; Cleeve School; Barnwood Park; Tewkesbury School.

Active Approaches To Science Teaching

More Information Dates:
Monday 19th November 2018, 2-5pm
Monday 21st January 2019, 2-5pm

Venues: Sir Thomas Rich’s Gloucester, GL2 0LF

Teacher Training Taster Day

More Information Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Venues: Sir Thomas Rich’s and Barnwood Park

Teaching GCSE Art: Refining Your Practice

More Information Date: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Venues: Sir Thomas Rich’s Gloucester

TeachMeet: Supporting HPAs & LPAs / Raising Boys' Attainment

More Information Date: Monday 14th January 2019, 3.30-5.30pm
Venue: Barnwood Park School,
St Lawrence Road, Gloucester GL4 3QW

Applying For Promotion

More Information Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Venue: Sir Thomas Rich’s Gloucester

Mindfulness For Young People

More Information Date: Thursday 11th June 2019, 9am-3.30pm
(plus two follow up twilights)
Venue: Sir Thomas Rich’s Gloucester