Shining Lights is an open network. There is no membership fee or contract. This ensures that schools that are not signed up as members are still able to access our full professional development programme and can take our excellent trainee teachers on placement.

The alliance is led by a core group of strategic partners:

Moorside AcademySkelmersdale
Eccleston Primary School, Eccleston
Little Hoole Primary SchoolWalmer Bridge, Preston
Banks St Stephen’s Church of England Primary SchoolBanks
Parbold Douglas Church of England Academy, Parbold, Wigan
Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy, Croston

The wider alliance is currently made up of the following partner schools (many others are involved on a regular basis):

Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Primary School, Parbold
Crawford Village Primary SchoolUpholland
West End Primary SchoolOswaldtwistle
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary SchoolWrightington
Langho and Billington St Leonard’s Church of England Primary SchoolLangho, Blackburn
Longton Primary School, Preston
Westhead Lathom St James CE Primary School, Ormskirk
Burscough Village Primary School, Burscough
Meols Cop Research School, Southport