My WOW moment – School Direct trainees reflect on their first 7 weeks

Our School Direct teacher training programme is the most direct route into teaching, that places the school based programme at the heart of the experience. Our trainees are hands on from the word go – planning lessons and teaching children.

We encourage our trainee teachers to document their WOW moments on our Wall of Wonderment.

Here are a selection of their WOW moments from just 7 weeks (the first half term) in the classroom.

Thinking of teaching?

On our School Direct teacher training programme, you’ll be given in-depth experience in the classroom. You will complete a main placement in a Key Stage of your choice and a second placement in a contrasting school and Key Stage. You will also have the opportunity to complete enhanced placements e.g. SEN, Early Years, as well as a week long international placement in Holland.

We have a proven track record:

  • 100% of 2015 School Direct trainees rated as good or outstanding
  • 100% of trainees in NQT posts following completion for the third year running

See details about our School Direct programme here.

The portal for applications with a September 2017 start is now open.

If you have a question or need more information we’ll be happy to help | 01782 486 350

Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy, Sussex Place, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 4TP


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