From September 2016, The Pioneer Federation will be a Strategic Partner in the Newick Teaching School.
The Newick Teaching School is led by Newick Church of England Primary School and its strategic partners:
- The Pioneer Federation- East Hoathly CE Primary & Chiddingly Primary
- South Malling CE Primary School
- Blackboys CE Primary School
- Chailey Secondary School
- Chailey Heritage School
- Plumpton Agricultural College
- Laughton Primary School
- University of Brighton
- University of Sussex
- East Sussex Local Authority
- Diocese of Chichester
The strategic group meet three times a year and, along with governor representatives, provide strategic direction to the Teaching School.