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Rainham School for Girls

Rainham School for Girls is the School Direct Lead School within our Kent Training Hub for The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) SCITT) providing secondary (11-16) and primary (5-11) school-based initial teacher training. Applicants can gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with the option to study for a PGCE with Masters' credits. Our HEI Provider responsible for the PGCE is Leeds Beckett University.

We offer a bespoke training programme: every training session is delivered by a highly skilled, experienced and enthusiastic teacher. Our training is relevant and responsive to current developments in education and provides a hands­-on approach to classroom practice. We believe the best teachers are trained by outstanding practitioners.

About our school experience


We would like to offer candidates a morning's school experience which includes:

* a welcome/meet and greet with the Professional Mentor and subject teacher;
* observe a lesson in the subject you wish to teach; and
* meet with members of staff in the department.

Start and finish times
9.00am to 12.00pm - Flexible

If you have any questions, please email our SCITT Administrator at

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training


Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • They must live within 10 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: A current passport or driving licence - TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, and expects all staff, trainees and volunteers to share this commitment.
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX
Map showing Rainham School for Girls

Yes - on site parking provided

Car park on site

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.

Access needs policy

Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics