Latest Updates

Research School Launch

The launch of the Oldham Research School by The Greetland Academy, has been covered in the Oldham Times.


The Academy's Jo Pearson leads the Research school with the support of our Teamworks Teaching School Alliance partner schools. Jo works with Research Champions: Adam Harris, the Greetland Academy; Helen Crowther, Beech Hill Primary School; and Cath Profiitt, The Halifax Academy.

SCITT Updates

Our professional learning programme on Literacy, Early Years, History and geography and TA training can be found here  and here (Flyer)

Teamworks TSA and Greetland Academy are very excited to have been chosen to be the EEF Research School working for Oldham.  See our launch event here

 Find out more about us here

Read more here  and  here please look at the research section on our website

If you are interested in our work please contact Jo on


Leaders of Education

National Leaders of Education

Amanda Bennett: Amanda is the executive headteacher of The Greetland Academy in West Yorkshire. The school is a large primary school rated 51st in the Sunday Times Good School guide in 2016.  Amanda is a regional Teaching School representative for Yorkshire and the Humber.  Amanda has worked across Yorkshire and the Humber supporting on senior and middle leadership, pupil premium and curriculum development amongst other areas.

Shameem Hussain: Shameem is headteacher of Beech Hill School in West Yorkshire.  The school was rated Outstanding in 2016 and has worked with other schools across the area to support leadership, teaching and learning and staff development.  

Local leaders of Education

Liz Whetham: Liz is headteacher of Holy Trinity Primary academy in West Yorkshire.  Liz has worked in a variety of schools, including faith schools, to support RQTs, subject development, leadership and sports development.

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