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School profile

Thomas Knyvett College

Thomas Knyvett College is a successful, over-subscribed school for 11-16 year olds, based in Ashford near Staines. We have made rapid and sustained progress over a number of years. However, we are not complacent and seek to ensure that we maintain our exceptional learning community. We see the College as the central resource for learning and support in the local community and continue to strive for excellence in all we do.

About our school experience


During your school visit you will have the opportunity to:
• watch a range of lessons and age groups being taught in your specialist subject
• talk to teachers and school leaders about day-to-day school life
• observe teaching and pastoral work
• find out more about career opportunities within the Howard Partnership Trust
• get advice from senior leaders on starting a teaching career

Start and finish times
8:30am to 3:05pm - Flexible

We are happy to work around individual's required timings if needed.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

As a school we currently work with Teach @ Weydon SCITT ( , Thamesmead SCITT (  and various universities offering PGCEs.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Valid form of photo ID eg. passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Stanwell Road, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 3DU
Map showing Thomas Knyvett College

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is available across the school site. The main car park is to the right of the main entrance.

Stanwell Road, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 3DU
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Maths
  • Physics