School profile

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 Hub, a Research School, and the lead school for The John Taylor SCITT.
The John Taylor SCITT leads an alliance of 17 secondary schools and 45 primary schools.

About our school experience

Details

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. 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.

Start and finish times
8.50am to 3.40pm - Flexible

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

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

The John Taylor SCITT is the provider for the following lead schools:
John Taylor High School
The de Ferrers Trust
The William Shrewsbury Primary Partnership

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
    • Photo identification: Passport/ Driving Licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
7 February 2023

Secondary

History, Geography, English, and Art and design

In school Start request
28 February 2023

Secondary

History, Art and design, English, and Geography

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
14 March 2023

Secondary

History, Art and design, English, and Geography

In school Start request
28 March 2023

Secondary

Art and design, History, Geography, and English

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
13 June 2023

Secondary

History, Art and design, English, and Geography

In school Start request
27 June 2023

Secondary

History, Art and design, English, and Geography

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
11 July 2023

Secondary

Art and design, Geography, English, and History

In school Start request

Location

Address
Dunstall Road, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8AZ
Map showing John Taylor High School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is available at the front of school. The car park is generally busy and double parking is standard. Please report directly to the Training Centre via the steps that lead up from the school drive and enter via the black gate. You will be asked to input your car registration to a visitor Ipad upon arrival. Please have this ready, complete with your Photo ID.

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.

Start request

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Address
Dunstall Road, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8AZ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Design and technology
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Maths
  • Physical education
  • Physics