Platt Bridge Community School

Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG

01942 487999

Westbridge Teaching School Alliance

Stephen Tierney - Cognitive Load Theory 

 Dates:  Thursday 10th October 2019
 Time:  9.30am to 12.00 noon 
 Venue:  The Edge, Riversedge, Wigan, WN3 5AB
 Delivered by:  Stephen Tierney 
 Cost:  £30 per delegate to cover venue costs 


Session Overview:

The morning session will cover memory, cognitive load theory and its impact upon teaching and learning. This is directly linked with working memory and retention of knowledge.


Stephen was Headteacher of St. Mary’s an 11-18 Secondary school for thirteen years before becoming the Executive Headteacher of the school and of a one form entry primary school. He now leads the cross phase multi-academy trust. He is working to develop a culture in which staff, children and young people can flourish; at the heart of this is work on the professional development of teachers. As a prolific blogger ( he writes on a range of topical educational issues.  He’s on twitter as @LeadingLearner and author of Liminal Leadership.

Stephen Tierney - Cognitive Load Theory Booking Form


You will be invoiced for your booking after the training; please do not issue payment before receiving your invoice. Payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date.

Payments can be made by cheque payable to Platt Bridge Community School, Rivingtin Ave, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG.



Cancellations made within 2 weeks of the training date or non attendance will be subject to a 100% charge.

Cancellations made 2 weeks prior to the training date will not be charged.