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.

April 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
29 March 2020 30 March 2020 31 March 2020 1 April 2020

Resources Committee Meeting

Resources Committee Meeting

P & C Committee Meeting

P & C Committee Meeting
2 April 2020 3 April 2020 4 April 2020
5 April 2020 6 April 2020 7 April 2020 8 April 2020 9 April 2020 10 April 2020 11 April 2020
12 April 2020 13 April 2020 14 April 2020 15 April 2020 16 April 2020 17 April 2020 18 April 2020
19 April 2020 20 April 2020

First Day of Term 5

First Day of Term 5
21 April 2020 22 April 2020

Full Governors Meeting

Full Governors Meeting
23 April 2020 24 April 2020 25 April 2020
26 April 2020 27 April 2020 28 April 2020 29 April 2020 30 April 2020 1 May 2020 2 May 2020
Upcoming Events
  • 20 April 2020 – First Day of Term 5
  • 22 April 2020 – Full Governors Meeting
    7:00 pm
  • 8 May 2020 – May Bank Holiday-school closed
  • 22 May 2020 – Last Day of Term 5 -school closes at 3.15pm
  • 1 June 2020 – First Day of Term 6
  • 8 June 2020 – Owl Class Bikeability Week
  • 10 June 2020 – Resources Committee Meeting
    6:00 pm
  • 10 June 2020 – P & C Committee Meeting
    7:00 pm
  • 26 June 2020 – Sports Afternoon
    2:00 pm
  • 7 July 2020 – KS2 Play
    2:00 pm
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