School profile

Cottingham High School and Sixth Form College

We are a large school based in the East Riding of Yorkshire with over 900 students, including 150 in our thriving Sixth Form. As part of The Consortium Academy Trust, we are ambitious about the future - creating learning environments and excellence in teaching and learning that provide our children and young people with the best chance at a successful future.

We place significant importance on creating a caring and supportive environment for all our students where every child really does matter. We pride ourselves on our inclusivity and we have a strong reputation for providing excellent pastoral care and guidance throughout all years, including the Sixth Form. We strive for excellence in all that we do, whether that is in standards of academic attainment, uniform or behaviour.

Ethos and values
Believe. Achieve. Succeed.

Our vision
A school that provides all students with exciting opportunities that build confidence, develop skills and promote academic excellence.

Our values
We are all members of a friendly and supportive community. We respect each other; we take responsibility for placing learning at the heart of everything we do; we have the confidence to embrace innovation and we are inspired to achieve our very best.

About our school experience

Details

This is an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a trainee teacher. You will meet current trainees, early career teachers, the Initial Teacher Training Lead, mentors, and members of the relevant faculty/departmental team.

Activities will include:
a tour of the school
observing lessons and different styles of teaching
seeing how specific subjects are taught
engaging in learning conversations with colleagues
learning more about our initial teacher training placements and our strategic partnership with the Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training SCITT.

Start and finish times
8.30am to 3.30pm - Flexible

We are happy to accommodate full or half day visits. With notice, we can be flexible in relation to start and finish times.

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

Our strategic partner for Initial teacher Training placements is the Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training SCITT.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • None
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
15 March 2023

Secondary

Physics, History, Geography, English, Chemistry, and Biology

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
3 May 2023

Secondary

Biology, Physics, History, Geography, English, and Chemistry

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
7 June 2023

Secondary

Physics, History, Geography, English, Chemistry, and Biology

In school Start request

Location

Address
Harland Way, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, HU16 5PX
Map showing Cottingham High School and Sixth Form College
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is available in the main car park situated at the front of the school.

Start request

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Address
Harland Way, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, HU16 5PX
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Physics