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Brighouse High School

Brighouse High School is a larger than average comprehensive school with over 1437 students and approximately 350 at our Sixth Form College. The school operates on a split site with 11-16 year olds being based on the Finkil Street site and 16-18 being based on the Halifax Road Site. Brighouse High School is judged as good in the 2022 Ofsted Report.

Brighouse High School is part of The Valley Learning Partnership and offers School Direct Initial Teacher Training.

About our school experience


Experience will include:
* Observation of subject specific lessons
* Observation of cross-age phase
* Meetings with ITT Lead
* Information on how to apply for teacher training
* Information on ITT courses and expectations

Start and finish times
8.15 to 3.10 - Flexible

We can negotiate start and end times with individual candidates. The start and end times will be flexible in line with our timetables.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

The Valley Learning Partnership working with Huddersfield University and Leeds Trinity.

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
    • Photo identification: Passport or Driving Licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
15 May 2024


Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design and technology, Drama, English, Geography, History, Maths, Music, and Physics

In school Start request


Finkil Street, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 2NY
Map showing Brighouse High School

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking onsite at the Finkil Street site
Parking in local car park at Halifax Road site

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Finkil Street, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 2NY
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Citizenship
  • Communication and media studies
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • Health and social care
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Social sciences