Partnership work
Pupils receive great education

Welcome to the Tilian Partnership of schools website. Tilian is a high performing primary MAT based in Suffolk. We are centred around the three key themes of




Because of this, our schools remain in control of their curriculum, finances and other major decisions when taken for the best interests of their pupils. Unlike many MATs we involve our local governance Chairs in MAT decisions so we provide the services that schools truly need.

We believe that all schools are entitled to high quality School Improvement. We therefore have a dedicated team to support school improvement and utilise expertise from our schools and external practitioners to help Heads develop their schools.

Andrew Berry, CEO of the Tilian Partnership

News and Events

Ixworth Primary School Suffolk Good Ofsted


Ixworth CE Primary gets GOOD in OFSTED

  • Leadership by Mrs Allsopp praised for securing dramatic improvement since last inspection.

  • Staff praised for the quality of education and their focus on supporting pupils.

  • Governors praised for their challenge and monitoring of the school.

Schools White Paper

Information and Question session invite. We want to provide an opportunity for all Heads and Governors of non-MAT schools to ask any questions about the implications of the Schools White Paper for them.

Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 4:30pm

Click here to book a place

Schools White paper 2022 Academisation
Reasearch ED Norwich sharing effective school improvement practice

Sharing Our Work

Louise Clark, Chief Improvement Officer, and Lyndsey Allsopp, Headteacher of Ixworth CE Primary shared the Tilian School Improvement framework at the first ever researchED event in Norwich on Saturday 25th June.

Creating Our New School Improvement Offer

The Headteachers of our schools are working with Louise Clark, Chief Improvement Officer, and external experts to create a new offer which meets the needs of all schools. Working in partnership with our excellent leaders ensures that our offer focuses on effective strategies drawn from the latest educational research.

Tilian School Improvement Collaborative Supportive Partnership working