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School Experience Programme

Depending on if you want to be a Primary or Secondary School teacher you can gain up to 10 days experience in school at either Cosby Primary School, Croft Primary School, Hallbrook Primary School, Arnesby Primary School or Thomas Estley Community College. You will benefit from a carefully crafted programme of opportunities and input which include focused time spent within departments or key stages, observing lessons from a number of experienced teachers, understand a variety of pastoral and safeguarding legislation and planning your next steps to becoming a teacher.




Taster Days in Primary:



  • Considering a change of career?
  • Wondering if teaching is for you?
  • Wanting to apply for a place on a School Direct initial teacher training course but need time in school?


Who is eligible?


Applicants must have Maths and English (and Science for Primary) at GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent. Applicants must have, or be predicted to achieve, a minimum 2:2 in a degree. For Secondary your degree subject must be relevant to the subject you wish to teach (or sufficient A Level qualifications to enable you to progress your teaching training application with some subject knowledge enhancement support if appropriate).

If you are spending a week in school you will need a DBS, this needs to be applied for in advance so please book you place as soon as possible. 


Booking is via the Get into Teaching website


Cost :  £25 per day*


This is payable on the day either by cash or cheque. 


*The cost is refundable if you gain a place with Achieve with TELA School Direct 




Register your interest for the  School Experience Programme for 2018/19   - 

More will be available in 2019, please contact us to reserve a place.