School profile

Harrogate Grammar School

Harrogate Grammar School is an OFSTED 'outstanding' non-selective teaching school, providing secondary education for 11 – 19 year olds.

At Harrogate Grammar School every child does matter and we work hard to achieve excellence for all, whether that is in academic studies, sport, music or pastoral care. We have a track record of excellent examination results at GCSE and A Level, making us one of the highest performing comprehensive schools in the country.

The school day starts at 8:40am and finishes at 3:30pm. We aim to offer a bespoke 6 period day for the visitor to observe.

https://www.harrogategrammar.co.uk

About our school experience

Details
We offer a bespoke timetable per candidate based on the subject they are interested in teaching. Candidates will have the opportunity to observe different teaching styles and interact with pupils if appropriate.
Start and finish times
8:40am to 2:45pm - Flexible

We can arrange for an earlier finish but as that all candidates arrive at 8:40am for the briefing.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

Red Kite Teacher Training offers school based routes into teaching through a partnership of Primary, Secondary and Special Schools based in and around Leeds, Harrogate and Skipton.

Our excellent Initial Teacher Training programmes are tailored to individual needs and aspirations. Whether you are a recent graduate, or you are considering a change of career, our courses will give you the best foundation for a great career in teaching.

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 or driving license
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
12 October 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request
19 October 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request
26 October 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
2 November 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request
9 November 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request
16 November 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request
23 November 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request
30 November 2022

Secondary

All subjects

In school Start request

Location

Address
Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0DZ
Map showing Harrogate Grammar School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Visitor parking is available 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.

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Address
Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0DZ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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