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East Wickham Primary Academy

East Wickham Primary Academy is a partner school of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) who offer a bespoke training programme in both 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 Distance Learning Postgraduate Certificate in Education (DLPGCE) with Masters' credits.

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • 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: 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.
  • Please do not enter the school if you are showing symptoms of Covid, and ideally, you should take a Lateral Flow Test prior to attending. If you are unable to attend your visit, please contact the ITT Administrations Manager as soon as possible.
Our half day school experience offers candidates an opportunity to observe a lesson, speak with the teacher(s) and our current/previous TKAT SCITT trainee(s) (where possible) to find out if teaching is for you. Candidates will not be required to teach.
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For more information about our school:

School phases
  • Primary (4 to 11)
Wickham Street
DA16 3BP
DBS check required

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

Dress code

Business dress

Start and finish times

8.15am to 12.30pm - Flexible

Please contact the TKAT SCITT Administrator to discuss flexible arrangements.


Not available on site

Street parking is available outside the school.

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


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