Innovation Enterprise Alliance

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Innovation Enterprise Alliance
Ashley High School is a partner school within the Innovation Enterprise Alliance. The IEA is a cross-phase and cross-regional alliance of nine strategic partner schools and colleges, led by Wade Deacon High, a National Teaching School within Halton.

The overriding aim of the Alliance is to provide a vehicle to raise the quality of learning and teaching in partner schools for the benefit of all students. We aim to share good practice, enhance collaboration and provide wider opportunities for staff professional development.

The strategic partners are;

  • Wade Deacon High School, Widnes (lead school)
  • All Saints Catholic High School, Kirkby
  • Ashley High School, Widnes
  • Birchfield Nursery, Widnes
  • Cardinal Newman Catholic High School, Warrington
  • Edge Hill University
  • Riverside College and Cronton Sixth Form College
  • St Bede's Junior School, Widnes
  • St Gregory's Catholic High School, Warrington
  • University of Chester
The wider alliance includes;

  • St Mary's and St Paul's Church of England Primary School, Prescot
  • Cronton Church of England Primary School, Widnes
  • Simms Cross Primary School, Widnes
  • Ditton County Primary School, Widnes
  • Chesnut Lodge School, Widnes
  • St Gerard's Catholic Primary and Nursery School, Widnes
  • St Mary's Primary School, Runcorn
  • St Michael's Catholic Primary School, Widnes
  • Hale Church of England Primary School, Widnes
For more information and details of CPD courses offered through the IEA, please follow the link:
Generic Ofsted Outstanding
Healthy Schools 2020
Rights Respecting Schools - Unicef - Level 1
Speaker's School Council Award 2017
Green Tree School Gold Award
ICT Mark Accredited Naace
Rebound Therapy
Innovation Enterprise Alliance
QM History 2019
Widgit Centre
Skills Builder
Discovering Democracy
Autism Award Winner 2018