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John Taylor High School

John Taylor High School is a large secondary academy with a sixth form. It is judged to be outstanding, with a track record of excellent outcomes for pupils. Students come from a wide area.

John Taylor High School, part of the John Taylor MAT, is a Teaching School, and the lead school for The John Taylor SCITT.
The John Taylor SCITT leads an alliance of 16 secondary schools and 30 primary schools, and is the accrediting provider for three other local lead schools.

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • Candidates should be interested in training with the John Taylor SCITT, or finding out more about the SCITT route.
  • One day's school experience is arranged for each candidate, further experience can be organised following a successful application to The John Taylor SCITT.

An opportunity to come and gain an initial day's experience at John Taylor High School, the outstanding lead school for The John Taylor SCITT and National Forest Teaching School. During the day, you will have the opportunity to observe a number of lessons across a number of year groups in your chosen subject.
Please bring lunch with you, we are a nut free school.
We require 48 hours notice for cancellations in order for any school experience to be rearranged.

Art and design, Biology, Chemistry, Design and technology, English, French, Geography, German, History, Maths, Physical education, Physics, and Primary
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School phases
  • Primary (4 to 11)
  • Secondary (11 to 16)
Dunstall Road
DE13 8AZ
DBS check required

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

You will be accompanied throughout your visit in line with our Visitor Policy.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos

Start and finish times

8.50am to 3.40pm - Flexible

Please let us know in advance if this is the case.


Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is available at the front of school. The car park is generally busy and double parking is standard. The Reception team will take you car registration.

Teacher training offered

John Taylor High School is the lead school for the John Taylor SCITT, National Forest Teaching School, The Uttoxeter Learning Trust, The de Ferrers Trust and William Shrewsbury Primary Partnership.

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