School profile

The Ruth Gorse Academy

An SEP day at one of The GORSE Academies Trust academies 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 many of our trainees and alumni about their route into teaching and how they found their teacher training year and the subsequent ECT year. At the beginning or end of your day you will also be met by the Professional Mentor in each academy to reflect on your day and see if we can support your journey into teaching any further.

About our school experience

Details

GORSE SCITT is the Outstanding teacher training arm of The GORSE Academies Trust. Our SEP offer is an opportunity for you to “try before you apply” to train in our Outstanding and World Class schools in both the Primary and the Secondary phases. Please visit our website: www.gorsescitt.org.uk

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
8:10am to 3.15pm
Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

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 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 offer placements in subjects across phases throughout the school year. We follow the Local City Council school holiday pattern.

Art - Everyday
Business Studies - Everyday
Citizenship - Everyday
Computer Science - Everyday
Design Technology - Everyday
Drama - Everyday
English - Everyday
Geography - Everyday
History - Everyday
Mathematics - Everyday
MFL (Mandarin) - Tuesday until 1:55pm
MFL (French) - Everyday
Music - Everyday
Physical Education - Everyday
Religious Education - Everyday
Science - Everyday

School experience type
In school

Location

Address
Black Bull Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HW
Map showing The Ruth Gorse Academy
Parking

Not available on site

Parking available at CitiPark - Armouries Dr, Leeds, LS10 1LE.

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Address
Black Bull Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HW
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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