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Bradford Forster Academy

An SEP day with GORSE SCITT at Bradford Foster Academy will allow you to observe excellent teaching and learning across the full range of Key Stages. You will have the opportunity not only to observe lessons but also see a range of teaching styles, as well as talking to key professionals about routes into teaching. You may also be able to speak to our trainees about their route into teaching. At the beginning or end of your day you will also be met by the Professional Mentor to reflect on your day and see if we can support your journey into teaching any further.

About our school experience


GORSE SCITT is an Ofsted Outstanding provider of Initial Teacher Training. Our SEP offer is an opportunity for you to “try before you apply” to train in our Trust and Partner schools in both the Primary and the Secondary phases. Please visit our website:
Our SEP offer is:
You can spend one day in one of our Trust schools or in one of our partner schools, in the first instance and this will be free of charge.
We do not, for this day, require a DBS as you will be fully escorted at all times.
You need to either already hold a degree, ideally with a classification of a 2:2 or above, or be in your second or third year of your studies
Further days can be considered if it is your intention to apply to us for a place on our programme.

Start and finish times
9:30am to 1:45pm
Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

BDAT, in partnership with GORSE SCITT, an Outstanding provider of Teacher Training, co-ordinates the school experience programmes running in its various partner schools. This allows, for many people a seamless route from School Experience to a well-informed application for teacher training

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
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving Licence
    • Please contact us regarding any relation to a student at our schools prior to booking
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We are offering the opportunity to attend a school experience day on 2nd December.

School experience type
In school


Fenby Avenue, Bradford, BD4 8RG
Map showing Bradford Forster Academy

Yes - on site parking provided

Onsite parking is available.

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Fenby Avenue, Bradford, BD4 8RG
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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