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“Osmaston CE Primary School is the lead school in ADVTSA. Jeanette Hart, Headteacher has invited local Headteachers to become strategic partners. Our strategic partners include: Ashbourne Hilltop Primary and Nursery School, St Oswalds CE Primary School, Queen Elizabeths Grammar School, Village Federation Schools and Dales Federation Schools.Our ADVTSA Director is Sue Farr who leads on Initial Teacher Training and Recruitment”.

Welcome to Ashbourne Dove Valley Teaching School Alliance 

Osmaston, as the lead school, has formed the 'Ashbourne Dove Valley Teaching School Alliance' with QEGS, Hilltop School and St. Oswald's School as immediate strategic partners. Other strategic partners are Derby University, Derby Diocese, Derbyshire Local Authority and The National College forTeaching and Leadership. This is the first Teaching School Alliance in the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales and benefits schools in the area who choose to join the Alliance.
ADVTSA aims to develop good and outstanding practice across all our schools; so creating a culture which places children at the heart of everything we do. This is achieved through school to school support, a high quality CPD programme, leadership and management development and initial Teacher Training. It is our mission to ensure that we continue to raise outcomes for all children and young people in our locality. 


Designation Cohort 7 
Lead/Director  Jeanette Hart
Successful SSIF Bid  R2: EY - KS2 Reading 
Partnership Arrangements  EM Strategy Group
Phase  EYFS, Primary, Secondary

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


School to School Support 

NQT Development

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing 

Supporting new Headteachers 


Visit the Ashbourne Dove Valley TSA website to find out more