School profile

St Paul's Catholic School

St Paul's Catholic School is a large secondary school catering for over 2000 students from 11-18. It has an extensive SEND department with provision for HI, VI and ASD. It also has an EAL base. Further to this, it is a faith school and has a caring, community based ethos.
St Paul's is a kind, caring and compassionate school to work in where staff feel supported and happy. The Senior Leadership Team take pride in taking care of their staff and have a drive to make workload manageable. There is an extensive programme for staff wellbeing.

About our school experience

Details

Observations of lessons and within our SEND and EAL bases
Opportunities to interact with students within the lessons
Observations of specific subjects the candidate is interested in teaching
Meetings with the SCITT team to discuss the teacher training process
Meetings with former trainees and ECTs within the school
Meetings with expert colleagues

Start and finish times
8.30am to 3.30pm - Flexible

Start and finish times can be organised according to the candidate's needs.

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

We offer School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) which is led from St Paul's. We work with all of the secondary schools within Milton Keynes and we also offer a primary SCITT route.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

Yes - when in school. Trainees will need to have a DBS in order to be allowed to move around the school.

Placement availability

We can offer placements throughout the school year. Please contact us with your availability and we will organise a bespoke experience for you.

School experience type
In school

Fees

DBS check fees

£55.00 One-off, Bank transfer

The fees cover the cost of carrying out your DBS check. Although we would accept a voluntary DBS or if you already have a current DBS in place there would be no need to pay this fee.

Location

Address
Phoenix Drive, Leadenhall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5EN
Map showing St Paul's Catholic School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

St Paul's has two car parks that candidates are welcome to use.

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.

Address
Phoenix Drive, Leadenhall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5EN
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

Yes - when in school. Trainees will need to have a DBS in order to be allowed to move around the school.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Communication and media studies
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Social sciences
  • Spanish