The annual Kirkby Collaborative INSET day took place at venues across Kirkby. Over 320 delegates attended the wide range of professional development opportunities listed below. Thanks to the host schools and the presenters, many of whom gave their time free of charge to support the Kirkby Collaborative school workforce.
Welcome to the website of the Kirkby Collaborative of Schools
Working together as a family of schools for the community of Kirkby
The Kirkby Collaborative consists of the twelve primary schools and two secondary schools located in Kirkby, together with Meadow Park School located in Stockbridge Village.
This website provides an insight into the work of the Collaborative, together with CPD opportunities open to Collaborative members, and opportunities open to all involved in education.
For any further information please contact Steve Dixon, Collaborative Development Manager email@example.com 01514778210 / 07711338410
Collaborative Training Venues
The Collaborative has five key training venues. All are fully accessible. There is a google maps link to training locations on each calendar event.
Eastcroft Park Primary School – Hollinghurst Road, Tower Hill, Kirkby L33 1EB
At Eastcroft Park we have an air conditioned conference space for up to 32 delegates. The themed learning space is created by children and staff at the school, to provide a rich and stimulating environment.
Park Brow Primary School – Broad Lane, Southdene, Kirkby, L32 6QH
Park Brow is the home of Kirkby Collaborative Governor training. There is excellent access and secure parking for evening events. The venue can provide a large conference facility or a room for smaller groups of delegates.
Suites Hotel – School Lane, Kirkby L34 9HA
The Suites Hotel is the venue for the monthly Kirkby Collaborative Headteachers meetings.
The Suites Hotel provides conference spaces for 6 to 200 delegates. There is excellent parking and access from the M57.
Holiday Inn Express – School Lane, Kirkby L34 9HA
Holiday Inn Express is the venue for all Kirkby Collaborative First Aid training. It also provides training rooms for 6 to 24 delegates.
Aintree Racecourse provides conference spaces for 6 to over 400 delegates. There is excellent parking and access from the M57.
Aintree has hosted a number of large scale Kirkby Collaborative events for up to 450 delegates.
Collaborative Training Refreshments
Tea and coffee is provided at all Collaborative training events.
Full day events have a lunch provided. At Eastcroft Park this is a Subway platter. At the Suites Hotel and Holiday Inn Express this is a sandwiches and chips or wedges lunch.
Delegates need to notify the organiser of any dietary requirements.