Dorchester St Birinus  CE Primary School is a partner school in the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance (OTSA).Teaching Schools are part of the Government’s drive to give schools more freedom and to enable headteachers to take increasing responsibility for managing the education system.The Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance is a partnership of Oxfordshire Schools, Oxfordshire County Council, The University of Oxford, The University of Reading, Oxford Brookes University and other significant educational organisations.Our vision is that by bringing together the strengths of all OTSA partners we have a unique opportunity to develop a sustainable culture of aspiration, collaboration and excellence leading to a World Class education for all young people in Oxfordshire.

The Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance is working in the following key areas ; Initial Teacher Training, Research and Development, School to School Support, CPD and leadership development, Succession Planning and Talent Management, Special Educational Needs and Disability, NQT Induction and Professional Learning Networks.Strategic Partner Schools take responsibility for delivery of a specific area of work within at least one key area in which they have particular expertise, while Partner schools contribute to, or participate in, at least one of these areas.

May 2018
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29 April 2018 30 April 2018

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
1 May 2018 2 May 2018 3 May 2018 4 May 2018 5 May 2018
6 May 2018 7 May 2018

Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday
8 May 2018 9 May 2018

Full Governors meeting

Full Governors meeting
10 May 2018 11 May 2018 12 May 2018
13 May 2018 14 May 2018

SATS week

SATS week

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
15 May 2018

SATS week

SATS week
16 May 2018

SATS week

SATS week
17 May 2018

SATS week

SATS week
18 May 2018

SATS week

SATS week
19 May 2018
20 May 2018 21 May 2018

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
22 May 2018

Musical Evening

Musical Evening
23 May 2018

Pupil Parliament

Pupil Parliament
24 May 2018 25 May 2018

Last Day of Term 5

Last Day of Term 5
26 May 2018
27 May 2018 28 May 2018 29 May 2018 30 May 2018 31 May 2018 1 June 2018 2 June 2018
Upcoming Events
  • 23 May 2018 – Pupil Parliament
    9:00 am
  • 25 May 2018 – Last Day of Term 5
  • 4 June 2018 – INSET Day
  • 5 June 2018 – First Day of Term 6
  • 5 June 2018 – Cycling Proficiency
    1:00 pm
  • 11 June 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 12 June 2018 – Cycling Proficiency
  • 18 June 2018 – Owl Class Swimming
    1:00 pm
  • 20 June 2018 – Pupil Parliament
    9:00 am
  • 21 June 2018 – Cycling Proficency
    1:00 pm
  • 21 June 2018 – Festival of Voices Concert in Dorchester Abbey
    6:30 pm
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