We offer both full-time and part-time training routes.
On the full-time programme, we offer specialisms in: English, mathematics, science, SEN/D, behaviour, ML, the Arts. Specialisms involve additional training and may require specific entry to the specialism requirements. Please contact 01225 875633 for further guidance.
Our four key principles of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and care form the foundation of our practice and partnership. They are interwoven through all aspect of our curriculum and across university and school training and will be recognisable to you during your time with us.
Through a carefully designed and sequenced curriculum, and with the expertise, advice and support of both university and school trainers, you will become a well-qualified and highly skilled teacher.
University curriculum strands include: English, Mathematics, Science, Professional Studies, Teaching in a Diverse Society and Teachers as Researchers, as well as immersion days in the foundation subjects. We regularly seek and respond to feedback from our trainees and schools to ensure your professional needs are met. University training will combine subject knowledge, pedagogy and skills as well as preparation for your school training.
During assessed school training you will have the opportunity to apply, practice and master your teaching knowledge, pedagogy and classroom skills. You will be able to reflect on your university training in the context of children’s learning environments. As a developing professional teacher, you will have the awareness of, joy and privilege of impacting on children’s learning, progress and well-being.
As part of your academic award, you will undertake assignments, informed by research and theories that will enrich and enhance your practice in the classroom.
Throughout both university and school training, we will closely monitor and support your progress. You will be assigned and Academic Tutor in university who will regularly meet with you to review your progress, as well as visiting you during your assessed school training. During school training, you will be supported by a Training Mentor who will regularly review your progress towards meeting the Teachers’ Standards.
Throughout the programme we will support you in developing empathy and emotional resilience, as well as encouraging you to think critically about research, national initiatives and classroom practice.
By the end of the programme you will become creative practitioners, critical thinkers, collaborative colleagues and professional teachers who care for and nurture the learners they teach.
If you wish to apply for the part-time route please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.