A network of excellence.


The Hackney Teaching Schools' Alliance is a supportive partnership of primary, secondary and specialist schools, each with a proven track record of successful improvement.

Steered by two national teaching schools; Clapton Girls' Academy, Kingsmead Primary along with Stormont House (Specialist Provision) and Millfields Community School, we work to improve the quality of teaching and leadership through effective collaboration and personalised support.

Our key strategic Partners are Cumbria University and the Hackney Learning Trust.

We provide a range of high quality professional learning which includes:

  • high quality School Direct teacher training working alongside Cumbria University for early years, primary and secondary phase
  • a successful Newly Qualified Teachers Programme for primary phase
  • a tailored middle leader training programme delivered by expert professionals
  • a Becoming Outstanding course for teachers in the second or third year of teaching
  • Numbers Count training for teachers and TAs quality assured by Edge Hill University
  • bespoke school improvement work delivered by experienced and specialist leaders in education
  • pupil premium review.
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    Our alliance

    A supportive and collaborative partnership.


    Executive Board

    Our alliance is steered by headteachers from the following schools:

    Clapton Girls' Academy

    Kingsmead Primary School

    Millfields Community School

    Stormont House School


    Partnership Group

    The following schools join our Executive Board to form a strong and successful Alliance:

    The Boxing Academy

    Mandeville Primary School

    Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form

    Benthal Primary School

    Nightingale Primary School

    Wentworth Nursery School

    Gayhurst Primary School

    Randal Cremer Primary School

    William Patten Primary School

    Harrington Hill Primary School

    Rushmore Primary School

    Jubilee Primary School

    Sir Thomas Abney Primary School


    Key Strategic Partners

    The HTSA work in partnership with the following to ensure effective collaboration and support:

    University of Cumbria

    Hackney Learning Trust



    Join our alliance.


    If you are interested in joining our alliance or would like further information on how to collaborate with us please use the enquiry form below or complete our membership form and return to htsa@clapton.hackney.sch.uk

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    contact us

    How to find us.

    Hackney Teaching Schools' Alliance

    c/o Clapton Girls' Academy

    Laura Place


    E5 0RB


    Tel: 020 8985 6641 ext: 265


    Enquiry form

    For any information or queries, please complete our enquiry form or alternatively, you can email us directly on:


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