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Watford Grammar School for Boys

Watford Grammar School for Boys became an Academy in 2010 and now has over 1400 students. The school draws on a wide catchment area and the school community contains a rich variety of cultures. We are an all-ability school and we take pride in the high standards achieved by students in academic study, games, music, drama and many other activities. We are rated by OFSTED as outstanding.

About our school experience


observing lessons and different teaching styles
interacting with pupils
seeing how specific subjects are taught
learning more about the teacher training process
meeting with key personnel

Start and finish times
8:30am to 3:15pm - Flexible

We are flexible in our approach and can tailor your start/finish time depending on your needs

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings, Smart casual

Teacher training

We are part of the Watford Partnership for Teacher Training (led by Parmiters School)
Our ITT Lead school is Watford Grammar School for Girls

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We offer 'in school' experiences during term times. Please check our website for term dates

School experience type
In school


Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7JF
Map showing Watford Grammar School for Boys

Yes - on site parking provided

Please let the school know in advance if you require parking...and we can reserve you a place

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.

Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7JF
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Spanish