Membership benefits

Professional Development and CPD for staff at all stages of their career, including access to a wide range of heavily discounted courses and events delivered locally to meet the needs of member schools (and sometimes FREE!) and include: 

  • NQT Development and Support Networks
  • NQT Induction Tutor Training
  • Recently Qualified Teacher Network
  • Early Careers Teacher Support Network
  • ‘Teaching and Learning Tomorrow, Ideas Worth Sharing’ Symposium
  • Leadership Journal Group
  • Administrators’ Forum
  • SENCO & Head Teacher Conferences
  • and many, many more courses, networks and programmes. Link here for current CPD and events

‘Exeter Supply Partnership’ the Primary Teacher Supply Service.

Teaching School Alliance status which supports our School Improvement agendas e.g. School to School Support; Specialist Leaders of Education; CPD and Leadership Development including our own Leadership programmes.

‘School Direct’ Initial Teacher Training programme. We currently have Primary trainees in our schools training in partnership with The University of Exeter. We also have Secondary trainees through the programme in partnership with South West Teacher Training and the University of Exeter.

Access to ‘CLASS’ (Colleagues Learning And Sharing Skills) a programme providing a wide range of local training opportunities delivered by expert practtioners from our own schools.

Other discounts include: Discounted memberships on The Key (20% saving and no joining fee), reduction on the cost of Thrive licenses as well as information on the latest funding opportunities for schools; negotiation and liaison with service providers on behalf of member schools; information on training courses held locally through member schools.

For membership costs please contact the office on 01392 927171 or email


Exeter Consortium member schools:

Alphington Primary School
Bishopsteignton Primary School
Bowhill Primary School
Clyst Heath Nursery and Community Primary School
Clyst St Mary Primary School
Countess Wear Community School
Cranbrook Education Campus
Exeter College
Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education
Exminster Community Primary School
Exwick Heights Primary School
Haytor View Community Primary and Nursery School
Hazeldown Primary School
Ide Primary School
ISCA Academy
Ladysmith Infant and Nursery School
Ladysmith Junior School
Montgomery Primary School
Newtown Primary School
Pinhoe CE (VA) Primary School
Redhills Community Primary School
St David's CE Primary School
St James School
St John's Catholic Primary
St Joseph's Catholic Primary
St Martin's CE Primary School
St Michael's CE Primary Academy
St Nicholas Catholic Primary School
St Sidwell's CE Primary School
St Thomas Primary School
SchoolsCompany Central Devon Academy
Silverton CofE Primary School
Southbrook School
Stokehill Federation (Stokehill Infant and Stokehill Junior) 
The Jubilee Federation (Branscombe Church Of England Primary School, Broadhembury Church Of England Primary School and Farway Church Of England Primary School
The Topsham School
Trinity CofE VA Primary
Woodbury CofE Primary School
Woodwater Academy
West Exe Children's Centre
West Exe School
Whipton Barton Infant and Nursery School
Whipton Barton Junior School
White Rock Primary School
Willowbrook Primary School
Wynstream Primary School

If you are interested in your school becoming a member of the Exeter Consortium then please contact 01392 927171 or email


Exeter Consortium Management Board:

Amy Grashoff, Head Teacher, St James School
Carl Haggerty, Governor, Countess Wear Nursery and Community Primary School
Carrie McMillan, Assistant Head Teacher, Isca Academy
David Solomides, Independent Business Consultant
Debbie Simpson, Business Manager, Willowbrook Primary
Jayne Hall, Business Manager, Whipton Barton Federation
James Baker, Solicitor in commercial and corporate law, Michelmores
Jos Sumner, Primary PGCE Programme Director, University of Exeter
Julie Skinner, Assistant Principal, Exeter College
Justin Stone, Head Teacher, St Thomas Primary School
Karen Hadley, Head Teacher, Clyst Heath Nursery and Community Primary School
Lorraine Dunn, Teaching School Lead, Exwick Heights Primary School
Martyn Boxall, Executive Head Teacher, Montgomery Primary School and Wynstream Primary School
Moira Marder, CEO, Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust
Molly Marlow, Head Teacher, Willowbrook Primary School
Peter Cobbold, Education and Learning Facilitator, Exeter Consortium
Richard Satterly, Governor, Exwick Heights Primary School
Shahar Lashkor, Governor, St James School
Sean Millar, Head Teacher, The Topsham School
Sian Lane, Head Teacher, Pinhoe CE (VA) Primary School
Tania Beard, Head Teacher, St Martin's CE Primary School