Specialist Leaders of Education

Two members of staff at Urmston Grammar are designated Specialist Leaders of Education and are part of a growing network of SLEs available through Alliance for Learning, with whom we are strategic partners.

This is a prestigious recognition of their outstanding leadership skills and success in their areas of expertise. The SLE role was introduced in 2010 to promote school-to-school support and leadership, raise standards and improve outcomes for children.

  • Mrs B Dooley is our Head of Social Sciences and coordinates the outstanding ITT delivery at UGS, working with Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester, with whom we are rated as being in the top 5% of all schools in the Greater Manchester area delivering ITT provision.
  • Dr. M McPartland is our Faculty Leader for Humanities, Head of History and Pastoral Leader for year 8. He is also accredited and experienced in delivering ‘Kagan Cooperative Learning’ training for schools at both Primary and Secondary level.

If your school requires the support of an SLE please find further information from Alliance for Learning here

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