Winter Arts Festival

We have many long-standing strong partnerships with other settings, local businesses and higher and further education establishments. We believe in our duty to not only support local businesses, but also to contribute towards a sense of community, citizenship and encourage our children to be fully involved.


Activities and outcomes include the following:

  • Fund-raising events to support charities such as Richard House Hospice, Children in Need, Macmillan care etc.

  • Arts competitions and Festivals with our network of schools, which we organise and host annually and invite local artists and the Mayor of Redbridge as judges 

  • Partnership with Sports England, Frenford Club and partner schools for competitive sports 

  • Gants Hill Partnership Teaching Alliance, providing high quality CPD for practitioners at all levels and bespoke school to school support to other local settings.

  • Leadership Development with partner schools.

  • Moderations for teachers in all year groups.

  • Early years Pedagogy Network engaged in action research.

  • Work placements for secondary age pupils to inspire them to consider teaching as a future career.

  • Partnerships with Scittles, UEL and the Institute of Education for ITT placements.

  • School Direct placements and coaching

  • Links with outside agencies to provide courses and training or parents and carers, such as Money-management, Behaviour Management, Parenting, Numeracy, English for beginners etc.

  • Redbridge Education Partnership. Working on Procurement, Recruitment and Retention and Behaviour Support etc.


Specific Networks include:

  • Enthusing Leadership’ – 9 schools working together to provide Leadership Training, SEN cluster, Year 1 and Year 3, Peer to Peer support.

  • Arts Promotion

  • MFL Development


By working with other settings, we are continually reflecting over our own practice and improving our provision for the benefit of our pupils and the local community.

These partnerships are also becoming more and more formal as we develop and evolve, and will ultimately provide challenge through a Peer Review Model