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Hodgson Academy

Hodgson Academy is a mixed comprehensive school in Lancashire for students aged 11 to 16. We provide a first rate, all-round education for children of all abilities.

We are a National Teaching School, in partnership with Blackpool Sixth Form College, supporting the training and professional development of the teaching profession.

About our school experience

Details

Hodgson Academy has been designated as one of the first wave of National Teaching Schools and we have offered school experience for many years.

At Hodgson we provide an initial day of experience in your area of expertise followed by a further 9 days if required.

We would need to do a volunteer DBS for your further 9 days and we are happy to to do this. The fee is £15 charged by our DBS provider.

We ask that you are looking to apply to teacher training and have completed your degree or are in your final year.

Start and finish times
8.30 to 2.50
Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

Fylde Coast Teaching School SCITT

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
    • They must live within 30 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

Yes. Candidates will be escorted on their first visit but will need to apply for a DBS for any further visits.

Placement availability

We are happy to provide School Experience throughout the year and will confirm when you select your dates.

School experience type
Both Virtual and In school

Fees

DBS check fees

£15.00 One-off, Cash

The fee covers the cost of carrying out your DBS check. I you have a current DBS on the update service there will be no charge.

Location

Address
Moorland Road, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7EU
Map showing Hodgson Academy
Parking

Not available on site

Please park on the surrounding roads being mindful to residence.

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

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Address
Moorland Road, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7EU
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

Yes. Candidates will be escorted on their first visit but will need to apply for a DBS for any further visits.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Religious education