Placements

Finding your Teacher Training Place

We believe contrasting placements are the key to a rich and diverse training experience, so as well as your main placement school you’ll also spend five or six weeks in another school, and experience a series of shorter placements in other environments such as a special school or feeder primary or secondary school. This means you’ll be exposed to all kinds of teaching experiences and challenges, gaining a clear insight on how to teach a full spectrum of learners in a range of school contexts.

By the end of your programme, you’ll have transformed from a watchful observer to an active participant, taking on full classroom responsibility and preparing yourself well for an NQT timetable.


Primary

We have close links with a number of selected partner Primary schools across the East Midlands, which enables you to access a diverse range of establishments during your teaching practice. Our network of partner schools offer you a breadth of experience and the opportunity to train in schools of different sizes and specialisms.


Secondary

We have close links with a number of selected partner Secondary schools across the East Midlands, which enables  you to access a diverse range of establishments during your teaching practice. Our network of partner schools offer you a breadth of experience and the opportunity to train in schools of different sizes and specialisms.


HEI and Special

The University of Hull Centre for Educational Studies, part of the Faculty of Education, has a national reputation for high-quality teaching and research. Their shared vision is outstanding partnerships for outstanding learner outcomes: working together to develop and support confident, creative, knowledgeable, and reflective teachers.

Special School placements enable you to learn how to deliver a diverse, enriching curriculum to pupils, supporting them through their education and helping them reach their full potential.

Subject and Phases available for 2018/19

Please find below a list of the subjects and phases available within our partnership schools for 2018/19.

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Placement Schools

Other Partners

Landau Forte College Derby                                   Secondary                        Fox Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2LF
Nottingham Academy                                   Secondary                        Greenwood Road, Nottingham NG3 7EB
Wreake Valley               Secondary               Parkstone Road, Syston, Leicester LE7 1LY
University of Hull                                   HEI                        Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX
Foxwood Academy                                   Special                        Derby Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG9 3GF
Stubbin Wood                Special                Common Lane, Shirebrook, Mansfield, Derbyshire NG20 8QF

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