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The Willink School

The Willink School is the lead school in the Two Counties Teaching Partnership, which comprises seven schools in the Reading, West Berkshire and north Hampshire area with a proven track record in providing outstanding teacher training through the School Direct route. As a school we are proud of our excellent exam results and the way in which we get the best out of our students. We are a Maths Hub. We work closely with the in a Initial Teacher Training partnership with the University of Reading.

About our school experience

Details

We are delighted to open up our school on this date to those people interested in training to teach through the School Direct route. The day will begin or end with a face to face session introducing you to the School Direct approach. The session will comprise an overview of teacher training, the different options available, financial support and the application process as well as a question and answer session.

When you register we will send you an information form which will need to be completed and returned. We will then be able to send you an official invitation to your school experience day.

Book places at traintoteach@willink.w-berks.sch.uk.

Start and finish times
8.30 to 18.30
Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

The Willink School is the lead school in the Two Counties Teaching Partnership

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times when in school.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates

Location

Address
School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ
Map showing The Willink School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Follow the postcode for Burghfield Common Library then park anywhere on the school drive.

Disability and access details

We offer facilities and provide an inclusive environment for students, staff and school experience candidates with disability and access needs. We're happy to discuss your disability or access needs before or as part of your school experience request.

Access needs policy

Address
School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times when in school.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Religious education
  • Spanish