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A Teaching School Alliance for Yorkshire and the Humber

We are the Green Light Teaching School Alliance – a partnership of schools and institutions sharing our skills, experience, talent and capacity to help improve learning and achievement in schools across Yorkshire and the Humber. Browse the site to find out more about the alliance, our training and support and how you and your school can become part of a group that is ‘stronger together.


National Teaching School

The NCTL EBT research project

The NCTL EBT research project, which was referred to as the EBT-ACCESs project. Manchester Metropolitan University were appointed to lead this project. The project was co-lead by Professor Cathy Lewin and Linda Hammersley-Fletcher.

Green Light Teaching School Alliance was privileged to be one on ten tranche 2 Teaching Schools Alliances involved in the project. 

Please CLICK HERE to read the final report from this project. 


Research & Development

Leadership Development

School 2 School

Teacher Training


Alliance Led Research

Projects carried out in 2015/16 include

  • Effects of Growth mindset, language and activities in Drama lessons
  • Investigating the use of formative assessment through KS3 Drama
  • Effective written feedback as an integral part of formative assessment
  • The impact of the feedback and improvement policy on the progress of a lower ability English class
  • Enhance non-routine mathematic problem solving strategies in an urban secondary school
  • Can differentiation through task improve engagement in a mixed abiltiy History classroom?
  • Can growth mindset language be used to improve student confidence and resilience in Maths?
  • How can effective feedback be used to promote progress and  be used as a tool for stretch and challenge in high attaining students in English?
  • Effective differentiation through scaffolding in Computer Science
  • Pupil Premium student progress in Science
  • Teacher talk and dialogic questioning in English.
  • The effectiveness of short assessments and oral feedback in Science

 CLICK HERE for more information about the projects, including findings and contact email for the researcher.