Welcome to the Bristol Early Years Teaching School Alliance

Continued Professional Development Programme for Nurseries and Primary Schools

Formerly the Bristol Early Years Teaching Consortium (BEYTC)

Our 2019-2020 courses are now available to book online!

Download the BEYTSA 2019-2020 Continued Professional Development Programme for Nurseries and Primary Schools


The Bristol Early Years Teaching School Alliance (BEYTC) is a hub for Early Years settings and Primary Schools who wish to collaborate, learn together, question, challenge and innovate to improve provision and achievement for our youngest learners. We have great ambition. It is led by St Pauls Nursery School and Children’s Centre, who was awarded National Teaching School status in 2012 and is judged as outstanding by Ofsted.


BEYTC has a wealth of expertise in delivering high quality training locally and Nationally, which has long lasting impact on the quality of provision in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

All our training involves an element of self-reflection and/or practitioner research and requires active engagement. Feedback from all our courses indicates a high level of satisfaction with the learning experiences we provide.

Study Days

Book on to one of our bespoke study days. This is a hugely popular form of professional development and both our National Teaching Schools have welcomed visitors from all over the UK and beyond.

As National Teaching Schools we have particular expertise in Research, Leadership Development, Initial Teacher training and have developed interesting models of collaboration with the Local Authority as partners in School Improvement.

Visiting National Trainers and Facilitators

Anna Ephgrave

Helen Moylett

Jane Parker

Kym Scott

Nancy Stewart

Pete Moorhouse


Recruitment Fair – 19th January 2019

There is a recruitment fair in Bath at Apex City of Bath Hotel from 10:00am until 2:00pm on Saturday 19th January 2019. This is a Train to Teach event. Please come along and discover more about what we offer with regards to training to teach. Learn more, and register...

Teach Diverse – Saturday 8th December 2018

Calling all those from BAME community that may be thinking about teaching now or in the future! The LA’s Race Equality in Education Group and the Mayor’s Commission on Race Equality have organised an event at City Hall on Saturday 8th December.

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St Pauls Nursery School and Children’s Centre

Redcliffe Nursery School and Children's Centre