School profile

Garstang Community Academy

Who are we?

We are a vibrant, caring and ambitious rural Community Academy committed to the success of all our students. Our vision is of an inspirational learning experience, enabling all our students to achieve individual excellence and thrive as happy, independent and responsible young adults.

Our academy’s continued success is founded on our unique family ethos, the endeavour of our tremendously talented and dedicated staff, and the opportunities offered by our uplifting facilities, nurturing environment and exciting curriculum. We inspire our young people to become the best possible version of themselves and achieve individual excellence.

Who works here?

Enthusiastic and motivated teachers who inspire our fantastic young people to realise their full potential.

What we offer for teachers?

A vibrant, exciting, challenging, ambitious, supportive, rural place to work, where our learners really appreciate and respond to fabulous, committed teaching.
Appraisal, and access to appropriate comprehensive CPD and career development opportunities.

About our school experience

Details

observing lessons and different teaching styles
interacting with pupils
seeing how specific subjects are taught
learning more about the teacher training process

Start and finish times
8.20am to 3.15pm - Flexible

Through discussion with the course leader.

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

Fylde Coast Scitt

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 have a degree
DBS check required

Yes - when in school. Successful candidates based in school will require a full, enhanced DBS. Information available by contacting the school. Visits to the school are possible without a DBS by appointment.

Placement availability

We can offer experience throughout the school year by arrangement.

School experience type
In school

Location

Address
Bowgreave, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1YE
Map showing Garstang Community Academy
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Where it is possible to do so.

Start request

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Address
Bowgreave, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1YE
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

Yes - when in school. Successful candidates based in school will require a full, enhanced DBS. Information available by contacting the school. Visits to the school are possible without a DBS by appointment.

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