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Westcliff High School for Girls

We are a successful academy grammar school with high aspirations for all our students and believe strongly that building students’ learning capacity has the power to transform lives.

We have an excellent staff who support the students in all their learning and extra-curricular activities. We are a friendly school and one which provides an encouraging environment in which pupils can pursue a diverse range of activities. We have an enviable reputation for our work ethic and the school is regularly in the top 100 of all state schools for our performance at GCSE and Advanced Level.

Westcliff High School for Girls is a National Teaching School. This means we have been selected by the National College for Teaching and Leadership to be a hub of excellent practice for sharing and developing the teaching profession.

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • They must be seriously considering a career in teaching.
Details:
The visit will be 1 day (starting around 8.15am). You do not need to undergo a DBS check. We ask that all visitors are considering teaching as a career and have an understanding of the routes into teaching.
Subjects:
Design and technology, Drama, and Physics

Location

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School phases
  • Secondary (11 to 16)
  • 16 to 18
Address
Kenilworth Gardens
Westcliff-on-Sea
Essex
SS0 0BS
Placement availability

We offer visits throughout the year, however around mocks/exam times there will be no availability.

We generally are able to accommodate 2 visits per department each half term.

School experience type
In school
DBS check required

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

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Smart casual

No denim, shorts, trainers, flip flops.

Start and finish times

8.15am to 3.30pm - Flexible

Please ask at time of request.

Parking

Not available on site

Surrounding residential roads.

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.

Teacher training offered

Essex & Thames SCITT
https://etpscitt.co.uk/

Find out more about our teacher training