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Rivers Primary Academy

At Rivers Primary Academy we 'Inspire to Aspire'. We value every child as an individual and focus on developing both academic and personal potential in a happy, supportive and inspiring environment. All of our staff work hard to ensure that every child has the best possible learning journey and thrive. We are a part of Windsor Academy Trust, a trust with an excellent reputation for teacher development; supporting teachers at every stage of their teaching career. Windsor Academy Trust also enjoys a close and successful partnership with the University of Birmingham, Wolverhampton University and Birmingham City University as well as other local teacher training providers. We have extensive experience in supporting ITE at every stage.

About our school experience

Details
You will observe a range of lessons and complete a number of different activities designed to give you a thorough understanding of a school day from a teacher's perspective. This could include working with students in class, supporting teaching activities alongside the class teacher or talking to students about their work. You will also have the opportunity to talk to a key member of staff, should you have any questions arising during the day.
Start and finish times
8.30am to 4.00pm - Flexible

Subject to individual discussion and circumstance.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos

Teacher training

Windsor Academy Trust offers the School Direct initial teacher training programme in partnership with the University of Birmingham. We work with the University in recruiting and selecting trainees and provide a high-quality training programme which leads to the award of PGDipEd with QTS. As well as offering our own School Direct initial teacher training programme in partnership with the University of Birmingham, we have three strategic partners who we work closely with to offer school placements as part of their training programmes: University of Birmingham Haybridge Alliance SCITT Finally, we work with Teach First as a number of our schools can offer Teach First trainee placements.

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Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: passport or driving licence or other similar photographic ID
DBS check required

Yes. Participants will need to have a clear and up to date DBS certificate. We will need to have sight of the original copy at the start of the visit day

Placement dates

Date School phase Experience type
21 June 2022

Primary

In school Start request

Date School phase Experience type
4 July 2022

Primary

In school Start request

Location

Address
Livingstone Road, Blakenall, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 1LY
Map showing Rivers Primary Academy
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

There is limited parking on site, but candidates are able to make use of the parking spaces available. Priority will not normally be provided during the experience.

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Address
Livingstone Road, Blakenall, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 1LY
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11)
DBS check required

Yes. Participants will need to have a clear and up to date DBS certificate. We will need to have sight of the original copy at the start of the visit day