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Targeting Potential, Raising Aspirations, Achieving Excellence

For education providers

The Darlington Traveller Education and Achievement Service (TEAS) aims to promote access, inclusion, achievement, attainment and opportunities for traveller families living in or visiting Darlington, we do this by working in Educational Settings and offering;


  • Advice and information to raise GRT attendance and attainment
  • Advice concerning admissions, induction and school transfer
  • Tracking of GRT who are Elective Home, Educated (EHE) / Children Missing from Education (CME)
  • Tracking of dual registration pupils
  • Inclusion and access advice, including support with transition between and within phases
  • Latest advice through networking with other agencies and providers by attending Regional GRT network, SENCo Network, Behaviour and Attendance Partnership and Ofsted Regional Reference Group
  • Advice on educational and cultural issues relating to GRT communities
  • Deliver GRT history and cultural training workshops / assemblies
  • Tailored CPD training for school staff and governors concerning cultural awareness and diversity
  • Staff mentoring
  • Curriculum planning and support
  • Safegaurding advice