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Torkington is a member of, and works in collaboration with, the following associations:
The aims of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) are to raise levels of achievement in maths, and to increase appreciation of the power and wonder of maths, across the school, sixth form college and further education system.
NACE, National Association for Able Children in Education, the only dedicated, not for profit organisation, specialising in supporting teachers to provide excellent teaching and learning for able, gifted and talented pupils
MATHS HUB NORTH WEST 1
The Maths Hubs programme for the first time brings together all mathematics education professionals in a national network of hubs, each locally led by an outstanding school or college, and in partnership with neighbouring schools, colleges, universities, CPD providers, maths experts and employers. This is a new way of harnessing all maths teaching expertise within an area, to spread excellent practice even more widely, for the benefit of all pupils and students
The PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) Association (formally the PSHE Subject Association) was set up in 2006 with government funding to help support PSHE practitioners across all phases to raise the quality of PSHE teaching and raise its status in the curriculum
Sing Up is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation providing the complete singing solution for schools through resources, training and personalised support.
GATLEY TEACHING SCHOOL ALLIANCE
Gatley Teaching School Alliance includes a range of primary, secondary and special schools across Greater Manchester. Gatley Primary School is the lead Teaching School. The Alliance works with a range of strategic partners including Elmridge Teaching School in Trafford, Stockport Local Authority and a range of HEI’s, including Edge Hill University and Manchester Metropolitan University. Gatley Teaching School Alliance is committed to school improvement through a system of partnerships that draw upon the expertise of NLE, LLE, SLEs (National, Local and Specialist Leaders of Education) and lead practitioners within our alliance of schools.
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
SOCIETY for GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
The Society promotes high-quality microbiological science to a diverse range of stakeholders, with outreach activities aiming to inspire, create interest in microbiology and encourage learning.