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Notre Dame High School, Norwich

We are a high-achieving school (11-18) with a very special, warm and welcoming ethos, which is recognised by all who visit. We are active members of the St John the Baptist Multi-Academy Trust and are also a Teaching School and Research School.

As a faith-based Catholic school we aim to give each young person the greatest opportunities in life. Our vibrant community of 200+ staff are committed to providing a rounded education that develops knowledgeable, morally informed and compassionate young leaders.

About our school experience

We offer a one-day observation in one or two subjects supervised by experienced subject teachers. During the observation period, candidates will have the opportunity to discuss the curriculum and ask questions about teaching. The Notre Dame Professional Tutor for ITT will also be available to discuss teacher training.
Start and finish times
8.30am to 3.30pm - Flexible

We usually offer 2-5 lesson observations each day depending on the candidate's schedule and availability of suitable classes within the school.

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

We are a lead school for:
Suffolk & Norfolk SCITT -

UEA Secondary PGCE -

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Valid photo ID should be brought to school on the day of your visit
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We can offer career experience placements throughout the school year.

We are no longer accepting requests for academic year 2022-2023.
Placements for 2023-2024 are available from 25th September onwards.

School experience type
In school


Surrey Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3PB
Map showing Notre Dame High School, Norwich

Not available on site

Notre Dame is very close to the Norwich Bus station.

Car parks on the following streets are all within 5 minutes of the school: St Stephens (multi-storey), Ber Street (RCP), Rouen road, Queens road.

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.

Access needs policy

Surrey Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3PB
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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