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Manchester Communication Academy

North Manchester Initial Teacher Training Partnership is a SCITT based in North Manchester. Secondary School Experience Days will take place at Manchester Communication Academy. Primary School Experience Days will take place in one of our partner schools in North Manchester.

About our school experience


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 8:00 and finish at 2:45 (1:00pm for maths specific days)

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.

Start and finish times
8.00 to 2:45 (1:00 for maths days)
Dress code
No dress code supplied
Teacher training

We are North Manchester ITT Partnership

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Entry requirements

You must:

    • None
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We offer both primary and secondary School Experience Days across the year.

School experience type
In school


Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT
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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.

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Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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