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.

January 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
29 December 2019 30 December 2019 31 December 2019 1 January 2020 2 January 2020 3 January 2020 4 January 2020
5 January 2020 6 January 2020

First Day of Term 3

First Day of Term 3
7 January 2020 8 January 2020

Resources Committee Meeting

Resources Committee Meeting

P & C Committee Meeting

P & C Committee Meeting
9 January 2020 10 January 2020 11 January 2020
12 January 2020 13 January 2020

Woodlands Information Evening

Woodlands Information Evening
14 January 2020 15 January 2020 16 January 2020 17 January 2020 18 January 2020
19 January 2020 20 January 2020 21 January 2020 22 January 2020

Full Governors Meeting

Full Governors Meeting
23 January 2020 24 January 2020 25 January 2020
26 January 2020 27 January 2020 28 January 2020 29 January 2020 30 January 2020 31 January 2020 1 February 2020
Upcoming Events
  • 22 January 2020 – Full Governors Meeting
    7:00 pm
  • 14 February 2020 – Last Day of Term 3
  • 24 February 2020 – First Day of Term 4
  • 2 March 2020 – Foundation Stage and Year 6 Group Photos
    10:00 am
  • 5 March 2020 – World Book Day
  • 9 March 2020 – Owl Class Trip to Woodlands Outdoor Centre
  • 30 March 2020 – Parents Evening
    3:30 pm
  • 31 March 2020 – Parents Evening
    3:30 pm
  • 1 April 2020 – Resources Committee Meeting
    6:00 pm
  • 1 April 2020 – P & C Committee Meeting
    7:00 pm
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