We are a thriving, happy school where everyone is valued and respected. Our expectation for character and academic standards are high. We want all of our children to be ambitious in life.
Our aim is to provide the children in our care with the best possible start in life and to support your child to develop into a confident individual, who understands their rights and responsibilities as a member of our school and the wider community.
Whitemoor Academy is part of the Aspire Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust of 31 primary schools in Cornwall who have joined together in a unique and exciting partnership that will ensure better provision, richer resources and higher standards for our pupils.
About our school experience
Candidates will be able to gain a broad experience of a primary school setting. Time will be spent in class observing the teacher across a range of lessons and activities, with the opportunity to work with small groups of children.
Candidates will be able to talk with staff and ask questions to determine if teaching is the right career for them.
Candidates will be able to find out more about initial teacher training opportunities with Aspire Academy Trust.
- Start and finish times
8.30am to 3.30pm
We will work with candidates to arrange mutually convenient times.
- Dress code
Cover up tattoos, Smart casual
- Teacher training
Teacher training details
Aspire Academy Trust delivers School Direct initial teacher training in partnership with Cornwall SCITT as the accredited provider.
Links to more information about our school
- Whitemoor Academy website
- Whitemoor Academy Get Information About Schools
- Ofsted report: Whitemoor Academy
- Performance information: Whitemoor Academy
- Teacher training: Whitemoor Academy
- Must have a degree
- Photo identification: Valid photo ID
- DBS check required
Yes. This will need to be completed before a placement is confirmed. We will guide you through the application process. For placements of at least 10 days, the cost will be covered by the school, for placements less than 10 days, the cost will be covered by the candidate.
We can offer school experience throughout the year, but may have some busier times when placements aren't available.
- School experience type
- In school
- DBS check fees
£50.00 One-off, Bank transfer
The fee covers the cost of carrying out your DBS check if you are unable to commit to 10+ days.
- Crown Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7XH
Yes - on site parking provided
Limited parking is available in the school car park
- 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.
- School phases
- Early years, Primary (4 to 11)