School profile

Wade Deacon High School

We are a high performing, Secondary School in Widnes, with over 1,500 pupils, recognised by Ofsted as being Outstanding in all areas.

We offer a full range of subjects, and are very proud of our GCSE results. We have a great focus on 'High Standards', and 'Getting the basics right', resulting in the very best opportunities for our pupils.

We are highly experienced in running School Direct PGCE programmes, and each year have a large number of Associate Teachers train with us.

About our school experience

Details

We are delighted to offer a HALF DAY experience.

You will have a full tour of our school, where we will explain the context of our setting and our current focus/ drives. After the tour, you will be given the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the different options for Training to Teach. The remainder of your day (approximately 2 hours) will be spent observing lessons in the subject of your choice.

Please note, visitors will be required to have their own DBS check, which will need to be sent to the school prior to the visit taking place.

PLEASE BRING WITH YOU YOUR OWN REFRESHMENTS FOR THE DAY.

Start and finish times
9am to 12.15pm
Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos

Teacher training

We are a School Direct Lead School.

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
DBS check required

Yes. You will need to provide a copy of your DBS Certificate approx. 2 weeks PRIOR to your visit.

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
16 November 2022

Secondary

Physical education, Physics, Music, Maths, History, Geography, French, English, Drama, Design and technology, Computing, Chemistry, Biology, and Art and design

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
12 December 2022

Secondary

Art and design, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design and technology, Drama, English, French, Geography, History, Maths, Music, Physics, and Physical education

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
20 January 2023

Secondary

Art and design, Physical education, Physics, Music, Maths, History, Geography, French, English, Drama, Design and technology, Computing, Chemistry, and Biology

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
17 February 2023

Secondary

Art and design, Physical education, Physics, Music, Maths, History, Geography, French, English, Drama, Design and technology, Computing, Chemistry, and Biology

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
17 March 2023

Secondary

Art and design, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design and technology, Drama, English, French, Geography, History, Maths, Music, Physics, and Physical education

In school Start request

Location

Address
Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TD
Map showing Wade Deacon High School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Free on-site parking is available.
Please park in the area nearest the Teaching School building (Bungalow-type building to the right hand side of the main school).

Start request

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Address
Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TD
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

Yes. You will need to provide a copy of your DBS Certificate approx. 2 weeks PRIOR to your visit.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics