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Minsthorpe Community College

We are a large secondary comprehensive school with Post 16 provision. We have approximately 1500 students and are situated in South Elmsall near Pontefract.

About our school experience

Details
You will spend a day in school experiencing life as a teacher and observing lessons in the subject you are interested in. During your visit you will be able to talk to other teachers and find out as much as you can about the profession. You will also have the opportunity to talk to staff who run the YTCA SCITT and find out about our ITT provision and life as a trainee teacher.
Start and finish times
8.45 to 2.30 - Flexible

On request. Please liaise - you will be sent a schedule for your visit prior to the day.

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

Yes we are a hub school for the Yorkshire Three Counties Alliance 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 when in school.

Placement availability

We welcome any dates and would respond on a request-by-request basis. We close for the Easter holidays on the 12th April for two weeks. We also close for a week on the 24th May and finish for the summer holidays on 19th July.

School experience type
Both Virtual and In school

Location

Address
Minsthorpe Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2UJ
Map showing Minsthorpe Community College
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Please park in the bottom visitor carpark near to the Sports and Fitness Centre. You will then need to walk to the Hub Reception and will be met by a member of staff.

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Address
Minsthorpe Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2UJ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times when in school.

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