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King's Academy Prospect

We are growing school of over 1000 students, on an exciting and rapid improvement journey. We serve a diverse and inclusive community and are are proud of our fully comprehensive intake, educating young people of all abilities and backgrounds.

We have a wonderful campus and facilities with extensive fields and sports facilities and are particularly proud of our vocational facilities, where we offer construction, mechanics, and hair and beauty.

About our school experience

Candidates will be able to observe lessons, shadow teachers/pupils and understand our wider school environment by attending meetings and contributing to wider school life.
Start and finish times
8.25 to 3.30 - Flexible

We can discuss individual needs with candidates.

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

Two Counties Schools Direct Programme.
We also host PGCE students from the Universities of Reading and Brighton

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • None
DBS check required

Yes - when in school. Candidates should have a valid DBS check

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


DBS check fees

£55.00 One-off, Bank transfer or cash

The fee covers the cost of carrying out your DBS check


Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX
Map showing King's Academy Prospect

Yes - on site parking provided

Choice of two large car parks.
On several bus routes from Reading train station.

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.

Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

Yes - when in school. Candidates should have a valid DBS check

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  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
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  • English
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  • German
  • Health and social care
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
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