Thomas Estley facilities support a variety of adult learning opportunities in addition to the Thomas Estley Learning Alliance initial and further teacher training courses and events. These include affiliated groups (privately run), and a variety of regular clubs that meet at the college during term time evenings up to 10pm. These are currently temporarily suspended due to government regulations in place as a result of Covid-19.
These currently include:
Please contact College reception on for more details or to enquire about hiring out our facilities for your event(s).
The Thomas Estley Learning Alliance (TELA) is based at Thomas Estley school, and provides Schools Direct Initial Teacher Training in primary and secondary education. Working in partnership with Leicester and Leicestershire Secondary SCITT and three universities: University of Leicester, Loughborough University, and Warwick University, all courses will lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Masters Credits.
If you are considering a career in teaching, we run regular 'get into teaching' information events, as well as organising school-based experiences across the alliance of over forty schools.