School profile

Bloxwich Academy

At Bloxwich Academy we expect everyone to 'be the best they can be'. We aim for all of our pupils to be respectful, confident and motivated learners who are proud of their achievement and their academy. We want all of our learners to aspire to achieve academically; to be able to access higher education or a good quality apprenticeship and to develop their employability skills to give our young people real-life chances.

It is our strong belief that embedding high standards of behaviour and attitudes to learning, along with developing excellent learning and teaching practices, lead to the best educational outcomes. We strive to provide high-quality professional development to all our staff to ensure they are the best practitioners in their fields. In addition to recruiting inspiring teachers and quality support staff to guide our young people to succeed. Through being part of the Matrix trust we work closely with our training school to meet this aim. The progress achieved here at Bloxwich Academy in the last 12 months has been vast and we are determined to see standards improve further each and every day.

About our school experience


Candidates will be offered an initial 1:1 virtual appointment. This will take place via Teams and there is no cost associated with this.

Candidates who wish to visit the school in person, can arrange to do so following the virtual meeting . Candidates who visit the school will be able to observe lessons across the school and talk with a teachers about training to be a teacher at Bloxwich Academy.

Start and finish times
9:00 to 3:30 - Flexible

For the initial Teams meeting: Please provide a range of times that you are available for and we will try our best to book in a 30 minute Teams appointment during these times.

For school visits: As a visitor to our school it is expected that you follow the school day. This will begin with an arrival at 9:00. You will then follow a timetable for the day. Your day will finish at around 3:30 once you have spoken with a member of the SCITT team about training to be a teacher.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

Barr Beacon SCITT - We provide both primary and secondary teacher training.

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
    • Photo identification: For example, passport or driving licence.
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

This school has not yet provided their availability for offering school experience. You can still request experience with this school and they will contact you when they have availability.

School experience type
In school


Leamore Lane, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 7NR
Map showing Bloxwich Academy

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is available for the on-site visits in the visitor's car park of Bloxwich Academy. please park in a designated bay as spaces are restricted.

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.

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Leamore Lane, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 7NR
School phases
Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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  • Maths
  • Physical education
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  • Psychology
  • Religious education