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The BEACH is a National Teaching School based in North Somerset. We specialise in supporting primary schools in areas of coastal deprivation across England and Wales.

Holistic, interconnected approach

We practise ‘joined-up thinking’, sharing ideas and insights across disciplines and activities. Our philosophy and values are visible in everything we do, from CPD to R&D, Leadership Development to School-to-School Support.

Your way, not 'our way'

We don’t have a prescribed model of doing things. Our approach is to work with you to develop bespoke solutions which leverage our skills and experience, but in a way that meet your specific needs.

Collaborative and empowering

We believe strongly in inspiring students, engaging parents and encouraging staff to take ownership of their own challenges. We are there to facilitate, not to instruct.

Been there, got the T-shirt

The BEACH Coastal Teaching School Alliance is led by Bournville Primary School, one of the few schools in the UK in an area of coastal deprivation rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, and a finalist in the National Pupil Premium Awards 2015.

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