By working together and sharing schools expertise across the partnership we hope to have a positive impact on the outcomes for all children.

Welcome to STEP Teaching School Alliance 

We provide a wide range of high quality services to support schools in providing outstanding educational experiences helping all children to reach their potential. Services available to schools include School to School Support, Initial Teacher Training and a diverse programme of CPD. One of our key priorities at STEP is to facilitate collaboration across the alliance and to nurture and develop the amazing talent within all the schools we have the opportunity to work with. The STEP Teaching School Alliance was designated in May 2014 by the National College for Teaching and Leadership. Since then we have steadily grown into a very diverse support network of primary and secondary schools both urban and rural locations across Leicester, Leicestershire and the surrounding areas.


Designation Cohort 4
Lead/Director  Gareth Nelmes
Successful SSIF Bid  
Partnership Arrangements  Gaddesby Primary School & Thrussington CofE Primary School
Twitter  @stepschools
Phase EYFS, Primary, Secondary 

As stated in the Regional Anthology for June 2018, we are especially good at;



Developing subject leaders

Being an active partner within local school improvement strategy

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing 


Visit the STEP Teaching School Alliance website to find out more