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Our Networks & Programmes

Senior Leaders

Our Senior Leaders’ network provides access to the latest evidence-informed leadership practice offered through an annual programme of webinars, networking events and inspirational conferences. We have input from both top level national and international speakers and also from invited high-quality, experienced, practicing senior leaders to share practical ideas and proven approaches which are grounded in research. For more information click the link below.


Our English network provides a great opportunity for subject leaders to come together to develop their practice and network with colleagues. Our termly network meetings and CPD events explore new and innovative practice as well as sharing the latest news and updates from key primary English educational organisations locally and nationally. For more information click the link below.


Our Maths network provides a great opportunity for subject leaders to come together to hear the latest news and updates; enhance their leadership skills; explore aspects of pedagogy and network with colleagues. We work closely with a range of local and national mathematical organisations, including the Maths Hubs and NCETM, to share expertise and explore the latest practice. For more information click the link below.

Wider Curriculum CPD

We offer a comprehensive programme of training focused on a wide range of subjects from across the curriculum, all facilitated by leading subject experts. Through this programme we focus on developing subject knowledge, pupil engagement, skills progression as well as support for those leading their subject in school. For more information click the link below.

Special Educational Needs

Our well established and highly rated SENCo network provides an opportunity for both new and experienced SENCos to stay up to date with the latest national and local SEN developments and also access high-quality professional development to not only support them in their own role but to take back to share with colleagues in school.  For more information click the link below.

Early Years Network

We offer a range of professional development opportunities for Early Years Leaders providing the opportunity to engage with the latest thinking across Early Years education. Through our programme of termly CPD and networking events we focus on the hot topics of the moment and bring you the latest evidence-informed thinking to support the development of early years practice in your setting. For more information click the link below.

School Business Managers

Our Business Managers’ network offers an opportunity to engage in high-quality, role specific CPD as well as providing a forum to share practice and discuss relevant issues. Our network is facilitated by an independent expert and benefits from strong links with the DfE Schools Commercial Team. For more information click the link below.

Governor Development

Our Governor Development Programme is a high-quality, evidence informed CPD programme for governors. This FULLY ONLINE programme includes termly, live twilight sessions led by expert facilitators, open to up to 3 of your governors per live session. You will also have access to the recordings of all sessions which can be shared with ALL governors back in school. For more information click the link below.


We are committed to supporting action on sustainability and climate change. Our Sustainability Leads Network is FREE for all schools and, working in partnership with ‘Let’s go Zero‘, our sessions will bring schools access to the latest information, updates, resources and best practice, alongside invaluable opportunities to network with colleagues in schools across the region. For more information click the link below.


Our brand new Attendance Network, brought to you in partnership with Inclusive Attendance, provides an invaluable opportunity for Attendance Leaders to come together regularly to learn, share and support one another. We will be sharing latest news and updates on Attendance; digging deeper into common issues and how to overcome barriers to high school attendance and hearing from a wide range of schools who have improved attendance in their schools and settings. For more information click the link below.

Inspirational Staff Meetings

NEW for 2024-25 is our ‘Staff Meetings Programme’ – an inspiring programme of termly webinars, led by nationally renowned educational speakers, each session offering inspiring insights and practical strategies to invigorate teaching practices. Schools can engage with our sessions as an alternative to their weekly staff meeting. For more information click the link below.

Partnership Programmes

Gateway Alliance work in partnership with a range of CPD providers from across the region to support the delivery of new and innovative professional development opportunities. We are always keen to work together with other high-quality CPD providers to ensure we can bring a broad range of development opportunities to schools within our networks. For more information on our current Partnership Programmes click the link below.

CPD Subscriptions

Our CPD subscriptions provide a cost-effective way for school staff to engage on an ongoing basis in our programmes and networks. By subscribing schools save on average 30% compared to “pay as you go” prices. Our networks meet several times throughout the year and provide an opportunity for staff to develop their knowledge and skills, engage with the latest research, explore the hot topics of the moment and share practice with colleagues. 

Gateway have been leading professional development networks since 2012 and we are continually adapting and improving our provision based on feedback from teachers and leaders. Our programme is reviewed annually and updated to ensure it is fit for purpose and continues to meet the needs of schools.

Buying into our CPD subscription packages before the start of the academic year provides the best possible value for money for schools. 

Latest Courses & Events

Summer Term 2024 | Jo Pettifer
Gateway’s NEW Sustainability Leaders’ Network is led by Jo Pettifer from ‘Let’s go Zero’, and has been created to support schools, wherever they are on their sustainability journey, with latest DfE updates and lots of support ideas, tools and case studies.
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Summer Term 2024 | Kay Hamilton & Pam Carpenter
This course provides essential insights and strategies for Teaching Assistants, Pastoral Leads and staff members supporting transition throughout the Primary Phase. Gain a greater understanding of end-of-year behaviours, manage transition anxieties and celebrate new beginnings while respectfully acknowledging loss. Join us to look at how we can best support our pupils in times of change.
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Summer Term 2024 | Catherine Nyman
NEW for 2023-24, our Governor Development Programme offers a broad range of topics that will support Governors to be most effective in their role.
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Summer Term 2024 | Ellie Chettle Cully
This online course, that will be delivered over 2 sessions, is entitled ‘MFL for All: Supporting Every Learner to Achieve in the Primary Languages Classroom’, and offers a practical guide to best practice in primary MFL teaching as well as plenty of signposting to useful resources and support.
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Training & Development Brochure

Our Training and Development Brochure contains the latest information about our courses, conferences and events.

You will find event overviews, details of dates, times and venues alongside information about the speakers and facilitators that will be leading our programme.


What does my subscription entitle me to?

We offer a range of subscriptions linked to specific subject areas or roles and these provide the best value for money to schools. For information about each subscription please visit our ‘Subscriptions’ page. Subscriptions are not transferable but additional places can be booked for a reduced fee.

Non-subscribing schools can book onto any of our training (subject to availability) and pay a one off price.

Are online sessions recorded?

Many of our sessions are recorded (depending on the permissions of the speakers) and will be made available to subscribing schools via the members area of our website.

Is there a dress code for attending events?

There is no formal dress code, however any event specific requirements will be advised beforehand.

Can I send more than 1 person to each event?

Your subscription entitles you to 1 place at each event (unless otherwise stated), additional places can usually be booked for an additional charge.

If I cancel my place at an event can I have a refund?

Please see our Terms and Conditions regarding our cancellation policy.

I have booked a place at an event but can no longer attend, can someone else attend in my place?

Yes you can send an alternative delegate to an event, please try and contact us by email or call 02476 347697 to let us know as soon as possible.

I am a subscriber do I need to book a place at each event that is applicable to that subscription?

It is vitally important that after you have purchased a subscription you book your place at each event linked to that subscription. Each subscription includes a variety of events, some with a choice of date, venue and subject. It is also important that we know which member of staff will be attending from your school and that you inform us of any special access or dietary requirements.

What if my preferred location for an event is full?

You will be offered a place at an alternative location.

Is lunch provided for a full day course?

Lunch is usually provided for full day courses, please ensure that you have provided any dietary requirements at least 1 week prior to event.

Is parking provided at venues?

Parking is provided at all venues (unless specified) and is usually free of charge.

How can I access resources shared at events?

Relevant resources will be available to all delegates after the event on our member’s area of the website. We will upload resources after each event and will let you know when they are available for you to access. These resources are for use in your own school only.

Schools can access the member’s area for the courses that they have accessed via their school dashboard.

Can I change my booking?

You can update your booking by contacting us by email or please call 02476 347697, up to 24 hours before an event.

Can I book multiple places on an event?

Unless specified you are able to book additional places on any event, charges will apply. If you would like to book a large number of places please contact us.

Can you run one of your training courses/events just for my cluster of schools?

Yes, this may be possible dependent upon numbers and availability. Please contact us for more information.

Can you help me to organise training for my cluster of schools or MAT?

Yes. We have a wealth of experience and expertise in organising high quality CPD and training for schools and we currently offer this support to schools as a bespoke service. Costs vary depending on what you require. Please contact us for more information.

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