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Culcheth High School

Culcheth High School is a highly successful and over-subscribed community school in the heart of semi-rural Warrington. We are recognised as “a good school” by OFSTED with many outstanding features. As a high performing school over a number of years, we genuinely strive to become the ‘best that we can be’ in all aspects of our work for young people and the community.Our school’s purpose is to inspire students to achieve and guide them to be confident, articulate and skilled citizens to enable them to thrive in a diverse British and global community. The school is committed to exacting high standards, to expecting excellence from all and to developing outstanding learning with staff and students. We are an ambitious and forward thinking institution where students’ success lies at the heart of everything we do.

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
  • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
  • Must have a degree
  • Their degree content must cover at least 50% of the subject they wish to teach.
Details:

School experience at Culcheth High will provide you with the opportunity to experience all aspects of the school day. You will be able to observe a number of different teachers teaching lessons and will be given the chance to interact with students in the classroom and support them with classroom activities. You will be given some focused activities to do during your school experience days that will allow you to think about teaching and learning in a school environment.

Please note that due to the volume of school experience requests we are receiving, we are only to consider requests if your degree subjects covers at least 50% of the subject you wish to teach. Furthermore, we can only consider requests from candidates who are considering applying for one of our Schools Direct PGCE course. Please search for 'Culcheth Campus' on the https://find-postgraduate-teacher-training.education.gov.uk/ for more information

Subjects:
English, French, Geography, Maths, and Religious education

Location

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School phases
  • Secondary (11 to 16)
Address
Warrington Road
Culcheth
Warrington
Cheshire
WA3 5HH
Placement availability

We offer career experience days throughout the school year. All dates will be considered, please contact teachertraining@culchethhigh.net

School experience type
In school
DBS check required

Yes

A valid DBS will be required for any school experience exceeding 3 days

Dress code

Business dress

Start and finish times

8.30am to 3.10pm - Flexible

Please email teachertraining@culchethhigh.net to discuss your needs and requirements.

Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Ample parking onsite

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.

Teacher training offered

We are a School Direct Lead school offering a range of courses starting in September 2020. Find out more:

http://culchethhigh.org.uk/culcheth-campus/

Please note that due to the volume of school experience requests we are receiving, we are only to consider requests if your degree subjects covers at least 50% of the subject you wish to teach. Furthermore, we can only consider requests from candidates who are considering applying for one of our Schools Direct PGCE course. Please search for 'Culcheth Campus' on the https://find-postgraduate-teacher-training.education.gov.uk/ for more information

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