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Dore Primary School

At Dore Primary School we strive towards excellence by promoting a happy, caring, secure and stimulating environment, where individuals develop robust self-esteem with responsible global citizenship and are encouraged to reach their full personal and academic potential and beyond!

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • We would like to offer school experience to those individuals who are planning to make an application to our School Direct Initial Teacher Training course with Mercia Learning Alliance.
We are offering up to 5 consecutive days work experience at Dore Primary School. The programme would include some time getting to know the school; observation of lessons; and some activities that might help prepare you for applying to our Initial Teacher Training course. For more information on Dore Primary School please visit and for more information on our School Direct programme please visit
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For more information about our school:

School phases
  • Primary (4 to 11)
Furniss Avenue
South Yorkshire
S17 3QP
DBS check required

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

Dress code

Smart casual

Start and finish times

8.30am to 4.00pm


Not available on site

Parking at Dore Primary is limited so we recommend parking on the road just outside of school. There are also regular bus services from the city centre that stop just down from school.

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

Mercia Learning Alliance offers aspiring teachers high quality training opportunities in primary and secondary schools. On our School Direct training programme you will shadow colleagues and learn about teaching in a range of schools across the city. The placements in our partner schools, many of which are outstanding, provide an invaluable insight into teaching as a profession, and your training will prepare you fully for a successful career in teaching.

We will offer support with recruitment and job applications and should a suitable vacancy arise in one of our network of schools, you may be fast-tracked to the interview stage.

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