Oakwood Academy

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
No requirements specified
Experience teaching Primary and Secondary in a special needs setting with pupils in Primary (yr 5/6) Secondary Education (through to post 16 age 19). This will be with a view to you training via School Direct with us. If you already have a place on a School Direct course with another training provider then no experience will be given. There will be a small payment of £20 for your first days experience. This will include lunch. Any other visits after this will be free of charge.
Art and design, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, English, History, Maths, Physical education, Physics, and Primary


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School phases
  • Primary (4 to 11)
  • Secondary (11 to 16)
  • 16 to 18
Chatsworth Road
Ellesmere Park
M30 9DY
Placement availability

We usually offer school experience 2nd week of a half term right through until the end of the half term except at Christmas time we tend to have our last week for school experience being the first week in December. We offer different days for different subjects:

Tuesday Secondary English

Wednesday Secondary Science, Computer Science and Primary

Thursday Secondary Maths and History

Friday Secondary Art and Design

These days are not set in stone. If you cannot make a particular day contact us and we can arrange something that suits you.

School experience type
In school
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times

Administration fees

£20.00 One-off, Bank transfer

Lunch and staff time when planning and accommodating visitors

Dress code

Smart casual

Start and finish times

8.30am to 3pm


Yes - on site parking provided

We have a school car park but can be very busy. There are plenty of side roads to park within walking distance to school

Teacher training offered

We are a School Direct Lead School and link in with MMU

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