The Journey of a Lifetime

Welcome to EFTSA

We are delighted to be part of the government’s initiative to give outstanding schools a leading role in driving forward the quality of teaching and learning in education today.

Northfleet Nursery School, is an outstanding early years provider granted Teaching School status by the National College for School Leadership. The designation entitles us to lead the training and professional development for all practitioners.

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Key Performance

Teaching Schools are part of the Government’s drive to give schools more freedom and take increasing responsibility for managing the schools system.

As well as offering training and support for their alliance themselves, teaching schools will identify and coordinate expertise from their partners and wider alliance, using the best leaders and teachers to engage in the following:

  • 1. Initial Teacher Training
  • 2. Continuing professional Development
  • 3. School-to-school support

South East Early Years Hub

Strategic Partners

  • Barnet Early Years Alliance
  • Brookhill Nursery School
  • Hampden Way
    Nursery School
  • St Margarets
    Nursery School
  • Tanglewood
    Nursery School
  • Woodcroft
    Nursery School
  • Lawn Primary
  • University of
  • Institute of


Consortium Teaching Schools partnerships

  • East Kent learning
  • Coastal Alliance
  • Shepway TSA
  • Barnet Early Years Alliance

Local Partnerships

  • Gravesham Learning
  • Early Years
  • Northfleet Co-Operatuve Trust

International Partnerships

  • India
  • China
  • Sweden
  • Spain