School profile

Yattendon School

Yattendon is a great place to start your career in teaching. We pride ourselves in being a friendly, inclusive school and have a wealth of experience supporting teachers in their early careers.
We are a junior school catering for children aged 7 to 11. We have recently carried out extension refurbishment work and now provide a bright and attractive learning environment for our children.
Our children are extremely open, polite and welcoming of visitors. This means that all new joiners and visitors to the school quickly feel relaxed and welcome.

About our school experience

Details

observing lessons and different teaching styles
interacting with pupils
seeing how specific subjects are taught
learning more about the teacher training process
spending time in classrooms across KS2 (we have junior years only) with children aged 7 to 11.

Start and finish times
8:15am to 3:30pm
Dress code

Cover up tattoos, Smart casual

Teacher training

We are affiliated to South Farnham Teaching School Hub and provide school-centred intitial teacher training (SCITT) programmes. We have a great deal of successul experience supporting trainee teachers achieve qualified teacher status after a year with us (including a second placement school within that year).

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
    • Must have a degree
    • They must live within 10 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence.
DBS check required

Yes. We can support anyone seeking school-based experience in arranging a DBS check. This will be needed for anyone wishing to get the most from their time with us.

Placement availability

You can request school-based experience at any time by contacting our school office. If are thinking about applying for the SCITT programme and wish to consider Yattendon School as a base for your training, please contact us before making your application to South Farnham SCITT. We can support you in deciding whether Yattendon School will provide you with the opportunities you need. We allocate up to two SCITT places every academic year.

School experience type
In school

Fees

DBS check fees

£40.00 One-off, This can be paid to the school by arrangement with our School Business Manager

The fee covers the cost of carrying out a DBS check.

Location

Address
Oakwood Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7BZ
Map showing Yattendon School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is provided on site. Use the call point at the main gate when you arrive (by prior appointment).

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

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Address
Oakwood Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7BZ
School phases
Primary (4 to 11)
DBS check required

Yes. We can support anyone seeking school-based experience in arranging a DBS check. This will be needed for anyone wishing to get the most from their time with us.