School profile

Didcot Girls' School

We are an outstanding school both in terms of Ofsted grading and what it feels like to work and learn here. We have high standards in everything we do and we match this to a welcoming, supportive culture that ensures staff and students alike have a great experience every day.

Leadership, community and commitment are key values for us and we are keen to offer school experience to anyone who shares our ethos and wants to see what a career in education might hold for them.

About our school experience

Details

We are keen to design school experiences around individuals and can be flexible but, as standard, we would look to provide chances to:
- observe lessons
- meet some of our students
- spend time in the subject/s of your choice
- meet some of our school leaders, including our Director of SCITT (to talk about teacher training opportunities, if appropriate)

Start and finish times
8.45am to 3.25pm - Flexible

We are happy to work around individual needs and can be flexible around start/finish times and half/full days.

Dress code

Business dress, Smart casual

Teacher training

We run our own SCITT programme in partnership with Teach First and have a reputation for outstanding teacher training.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • None
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We are flexible around dates and happy to discuss individual requirements so that all visitors have an excellent experience.

School experience type
In school

Location

Address
Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7AJ
Map showing Didcot Girls' School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking available and reserved at our Manor Crescent entrance.

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

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Address
Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7AJ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Citizenship
  • Communication and media studies
  • Computing
  • Dance
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Languages (other)
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Spanish