School profile

The Arthur Terry School

The Arthur Terry Teaching School Alliance “An innovative and collaborative approach to developing outstanding educators”
The Arthur Terry School is one of the top performing comprehensive schools in the Birmingham area and the lead school in a successful Teaching School Alliance. Our Teaching School was graded Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management by Ofsted. All our alliance schools, excel in developing teachers at all stages of their career.
As a Teaching School we are looking to train and recruit the very best teachers. Our alliance of schools covers Birmingham, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, offering diverse teaching experiences in both rural and urban settings.
We are now recruiting for highly motivated graduates, for both Primary and Secondary, either straight out of University or those looking for a career change, who are committed to inspiring and challenging young people. We are looking for people with excellent subject knowledge, but also the ability to deliver this in an exciting and engaging way.
Further information can be found on

About our school experience

Arthur Terry SCITT provides a FREE school experience for one day initially (no charge) and for this we do not require DBS checks to be undertaken (although please bring a recent certificate if you have one). We offer experience in all secondary subjects, consisting of a variety of lesson observations from Year 7 to 13. We prioritise candidates who are looking to apply to our SCITT course but can accommodate others if capacity allows. Longer experiences are considered on a case by case basis following an initial day.
Start and finish times
8.40am to 3.05pm
Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

We are a SCITT for most secondary subjects but also offer School Direct courses in conjuction with BCU in Computing, Art, Design & Technology and Music

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
    • They must live within 10 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: Passport or Driving Licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

Experience days are offered during term time on. Once your request has been received you will be sent a date to attend. School experience is for 1 day only.

School experience type
In school


Admin fees

£60.00 One-off, If required, you will be expected to pay the fee in full by bank transfer.

Should we request that you complete a DBS clearance, this fee will cover the administration costs.


Kittoe Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 4RZ
Map showing The Arthur Terry School

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is limited on our school site. If arriving by car, please enter through Beaton Road as we have a one way system in operation.

We are located a 5 minute walk from Butlers lane train station which is on the cross city line from Birmingham New St to Lichfield.

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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Kittoe Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 4RZ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Religious education
  • Spanish