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The Maplesden Noakes School

At Maplesden Noakes, we work in partnership with parents to ensure that every student receives the best possible education. Our strong reputation is built on providing a unique blend of high academic standards and excellent pastoral support. We want every student to feel proud to be part of our highly successful community. we believe in a collective sense of purpose. Every person associated with the Maplesden community should feel valued and supported. We believe that high expectations, accountability, risk taking and mutual support go hand in hand and are the key elements of our community.
We want our students to be confident, outward looking and successful with an international mindedness which enables them to develop strong emotional resilience, empathy and understanding of their own and other cultures. We want to ensure that our students develop so that they have a confident individual identity within a community that has a strong purpose and definition. Maplesden Noakes thrives on a belief in high expectations achieved through mutual support.

About our school experience


- tour of the school
- meet the department
- observe lessons
- join in lesson activities and interact with the students in those lessons
- discussion with the ITT co-ordinator about next steps

Start and finish times
8.15am to 4.00pm - Flexible

This will need to be discussed on application. Arrangements can usually be made to accommodate individual needs.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

MVTP partner school
CCCU PGCE partner school

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Passport/Driving Licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0TJ
Map showing The Maplesden Noakes School

Yes - on site parking provided

As you come in the gate turn left and follow the road towards the school - it is signposted. You may park in any of the spaces available in that area.

Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0TJ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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