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The uckfield Cluster

A PSTT Cluster Network in Uckfield


A large group consisting of 9 schools many of which had been working closely together through their participation in the Uckfield Schools Alliance and the Wealden EIP. The establishing of a PSTT cluster in the locality enables the schools to form a true collaboration of professionals supporting and developing professionals, elevate the position of science and beneficially impact children’s learning.

Cluster Lead: Amy Woolgar


The 10, current, participating schools are listed below. Please complete the Contact Us form if you wish to discuss any potential involvement with this Cluster.

Cluster schools:

Manor Primary School

Downsview Cres, Uckfield TN22 1UB

St. Marks CEP School

School Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield TN22 4HY

High Hurstwood CE Primary School

High Hurstwood, Uckfield TN22 4AB

Harlands Primary School, Uckfield

Mallard Dr, Uckfield TN22 5PW

Nutley CE Primary School, Nutley NR Uckfield

High St, Nutley, Uckfield TN22 3NW

Woodlands Federation of Schools, Heathfield

Rocks Park Primary School

Lashbrooks Rd, Uckfield TN22 2AY

Holy Cross C of E Primary School

Belmont Rd, Uckfield TN22 1BP

Frant and Mark Cross COE Federation

1 Sandridge, Crowborough TN6 1JE

Ticehurst and Filmwell CE Primary School

Steellands Rise, Ticehurst, Wadhurst TN5 7DH


The intended outcomes of the cluster are:

- To build on the enthusiasm of the cluster leaders.

- To continue to develop strategies to develop children’s ability to pose scientific questions.

- To develop strategies for teaching the different science enquiry skills.

- To secure subject leader’s understanding of science assessment.

- To develop a program of moderation of science across schools.

So that:

- Children’s enthusiasm for science grows.

- Children can confidently pose a variety of questions, including those which could be investigated.

Additional outcomes include:

- There will be different science enquiries are taking place within schools.

- Increased numbers of children achieving the age-related requirements of the National Curriculum.

- There are some children achieving beyond the requirements of the National Curriculum.

This will be achieved through building confidence and trust between the professionals and developing a long- term plan which can be broken down into small steps, of which the impact can be measured.



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