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Hillview School for Girls

About our school experience


Candidates will observe a mentor time session, followed by observations of lessons in their chosen subject. All candidates are encouraged to interact with students when appropriate in lessons.

All candidates will have the opportunity to speak to teachers of their chosen subject, as well as discussing with the Professional Mentor the teacher training options offered at Hillview.

Start and finish times
8.25am to 1.10pm - Flexible

Please email and explain your circumstances. We always try to be as flexible as possible

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

Hillview School for Girls is an ITT partner school with The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) providing secondary (11-16) school-based initial teacher training. Applicants can gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with the option to study for a PGCE with Masters' credits. Our HEI Provider responsible for the PGCE is Leeds Beckett University.

We offer a bespoke training programme: every training session is delivered by a highly skilled, experienced and enthusiastic teacher. Our training is relevant and responsive to current developments in education and provides a hands-­on approach to classroom practice. We believe the best teachers are trained by outstanding practitioners

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • They must live within 10 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Brionne Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2HE
Map showing Hillview School for Girls

Yes - on site parking provided

There are two car parks, one accessed via the Royal Rise entrance and the other via Brionne Gardens.

Brionne Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2HE
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Art and design
  • Chemistry
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Spanish