School profile

George Spencer Academy

George Spencer Academy (GSA) is the lead school in our SCITT, we work with primary and secondary schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.
At GSA SCITT we offer school experience for primary and secondary candidates who have an interest in training to become a teacher and are obtaining/ have obtained a degree relevant to their subject area.

All Secondary placements are based at GSA unless candidates request to visit another school.
Primary placements will be at Chetwynd Spencer Academy.

GSA SCITT has been named by the ‘Good Teacher Training Guide’ as one of the Top 10 teacher trainer providers in the country and the second best primary teacher trainer nationally. GSA SCITT were graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2023.

About our school experience

Details

At George Spencer Academy SCITT we offer school experience for primary and secondary candidates who have an interest in training to become a teacher and are obtaining/ have obtained a degree relevant to their subject area.

The day will include a chance to partake in tutor time (unless on a Wednesday), observe a range of classes and also opportunities to speak with members of the faculty.

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

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

George Spencer Academy SCITT

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 dates

Date School phase Experience type
7 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
7 May 2024

Secondary

Music and Drama

In school Start request
7 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
8 May 2024

Secondary

Drama and Music

In school Start request
8 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
8 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
9 May 2024

Secondary

Music and Drama

In school Start request
9 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
10 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
13 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
13 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
14 May 2024

Secondary

Music and Drama

In school Start request
14 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
14 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
15 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
15 May 2024

Secondary

Drama and Music

In school Start request
15 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
16 May 2024

Secondary

Music and Drama

In school Start request
16 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
17 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
20 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
20 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
21 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
21 May 2024

Secondary

Drama and Music

In school Start request
21 May 2024

Secondary

Art and design

In school Start request
22 May 2024

Secondary

Design and technology

In school Start request
22 May 2024

Secondary

Music and Drama

In school Start request
23 May 2024

Secondary

Drama and Music

In school Start request

Location

Address
Arthur Mee Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 7EW
Map showing George Spencer Academy
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is located in-school opposite the Toton Lane tram stop.
Post code NG9 7JA.

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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Address
Arthur Mee Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 7EW
School phases
Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish