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Manchester Communication Academy

NMITTP is a SCITT based teacher training provider and we work with a partnership of secondary schools in Manchester.
Manchester Communication Academy is where the days experience will be given but it is only one of our partner schools. Successful candidates may be placed in other academies in the city.
Other academies in our partnership include Manchester Health Academy and the East Manchester Academy.

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • None

NMITTP is a teacher training provider based in North Manchester. We work closely with 3 secondary school for our teacher training but our school experience days are based in Manchester Communication Academy which is easily accessible form the city centre. We offer the opportunity to discuss routes into teaching and observe lessons with a secondary setting. The opportunity to observe different year groups is also available. Speaking with present trainees can also be arranged. The day will start at 8:15 and finish at 2:45.

Visitors will need to bring photo ID; a DBS is not required for a day visit as you will be escorted around the building. Lunch is not provided.

Art and design, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design and technology, Drama, English, Geography, History, Maths, Physical education, and Physics
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For more information about our school:

School phases
  • Secondary (11 to 16)
Silchester Drive
M40 8NT
DBS check required

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

candidates will be required to wear a red visitor tag to indicate no DBS.

Dress code

Smart casual

Start and finish times

8:15 to 2:45


Not available on site

MCA has a visitor carpark with the entrance on Silchester Drive but this fills up very quickly. Silchester Drive and the surrounding roads would then be the next available place to try.

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

Teacher training offered

We are North Manchester ITT Partnership

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