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.

November 2019
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27 October 2019 28 October 2019 29 October 2019 30 October 2019 31 October 2019 1 November 2019 2 November 2019
3 November 2019 4 November 2019

First Day of Term 2

First Day of Term 2
5 November 2019 6 November 2019 7 November 2019

Fox Class Swimming

Fox Class Swimming
8 November 2019 9 November 2019
10 November 2019 11 November 2019 12 November 2019 13 November 2019

Resources Committee Meeting

Resources Committee Meeting

P & C Committee Meeting

P & C Committee Meeting
14 November 2019

Fox Class swimming

Fox Class swimming

Year 6 visit to IMPs

Year 6 visit to IMPs
15 November 2019

Children in Need

Children in Need
16 November 2019
17 November 2019 18 November 2019 19 November 2019 20 November 2019 21 November 2019

Fox Class swimming

Fox Class swimming
22 November 2019 23 November 2019
24 November 2019 25 November 2019 26 November 2019 27 November 2019 28 November 2019

Fox Class swimming

Fox Class swimming
29 November 2019

Open Morning

Open Morning
30 November 2019
Upcoming Events
  • 28 November 2019 – Fox Class swimming
    10:00 am
  • 29 November 2019 – Open Morning
    9:30 am
  • 5 December 2019 – Fox Class swimming
    10:00 am
  • 10 December 2019 – KS1 Nativity Play
    2:00 pm
  • 10 December 2019 – KS1 Nativity Play
    6:00 pm
  • 12 December 2019 – Fox Class swimming
    10:00 am
  • 16 December 2019 – Whole school trip to Oxford Playhouse
    2:00 pm
  • 17 December 2019 – KS1 Party
    2:00 pm
  • 18 December 2019 – Last Day of Term-School closes at 2pm
  • 18 December 2019 – KS2 Party
    2:00 pm
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