Forest Way Alliance

Welcome to Forest Way Alliance

Our Subject Leader Network Meetings are lead by subject specific specialists working within our Alliance schools. They provide the platform and opportunity for networking and collaboration with your peers. They allow the opportunity to discuss:

  • Recent developments within your curriculum area.
  • Subject specific content.
  • Curriculum planning
  • Assessment techniques.
  • Share successful projects/trips.

Network leads do not have to register or pay for their network.

Book your Network place at

Details for each meeting will be published before each event, and staff are requested to book a place using our on-line booking system.
There is a charge for Network Groups this year, please see the bookings website for details.
All meetings take place at Forest Way School, Warren Hills Road, Coalville LE67 4UU

Please remember to bring your own school identity badge to all F2F meetings.

Please see our Training and Events page for CPD and training courses,

Primary Maths Group
Lead: Claire Beswick
All meetings are 1.30 to 3.30pm
Wed 9 November 2022
Wed 1 February 2023
Wed 3 May 2023

Computing Network
Lead: Kathryn Lester | Russell Thornewill
All meetings are 2.00 to 4.00pm
Thu 22 September 2022
Tue 24 January 2023
Thu 27 April 2023

Primary Literacy Group
Lead: Charlotte Gamble
All meetings are 1.30 to 3.30pm
Tue 11 October 2022
Mon 13 February 2023
​Tue 23 May 2023

Forest Way SENDCO Network
Lead: Donna Kirby
All meetings are 1.30 to 3.30pm
​Dates TBC

Early Years Practitioners (Schools)
Lead: Lisa Hicks
All meetings are  4.00 - 5.00pm
​Dates TBC

​Deputies and Assistant Heads Network

Lead: Nicky Walker
All meetings are 1.30 to 3.30pm
Thu 13 October 2022  
Wed 15 February 2023
Thu 25 May 2023

PHSE Network Meetings
Lead: Jessica Carlisle
All meetings are 1:30-3:30pm
Thu 3 November 2022
Wed 8 March 2023
Tue 16 May 2023

Primary MFL Network
Lead: Laura Canning
All meetings are 1.30 to 3.00pm
Thu 29 September 2022
Thu 19 January 2023
​Thu 4 May 2023

History Network
Lead: Caroline Chester
All meetings are 1.30 to 3.30pm
Mon 31 October 2022
Tue 28 February 2023
Tuesday 6 June 2023

Other Network Groups

DRB Ignite - Primary Heads Briefing
All meetings are 09:00  to 12:00 at Forest Way School
There is a charge for these briefings, details are available on our booking website.
Autumn Term 2022     -    Tuesday 4 October 2022
Spring Term 2023        -    Monday 6 March 2023
​Summer Term 2023    -    Tuesday 23 May 2023