The Priory School was awarded Teaching School status from September 2012. Teaching schools play a leading role in the training and professional development of teachers, support staff and headteachers, as well as contributing to the raising of standards through school-to-school support.
The Salop Teaching School Alliance has been formed with The Priory School as the lead school and comprises of partners which range from Secondary, Primary Schools, Local Authorities and Further and Higher Education Institutes covering Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.
Collaboration is at the heart of the teaching school model. All teaching schools will be expected to work with a number of schools and other strategic partners to form a teaching school alliance. The alliance will deliver support for other schools in their wider network to: