School profile

Harton Academy

Teach North East is a partnership of 16 Secondary and Primary schools working in close collaboration with local providers to deliver high-quality and innovative teacher training.

The lead school for the Partnership is Harton Academy, an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ rated school (2013) and successful Teaching School
from 2011 to 2021. Harton was one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in the country.

Mortimer Primary School has been the lead primary school for School Direct since 2016, working in partnership with Harton Academy
as part of Teach North East. Mortimer Primary School is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ (2013) rated school and was a thriving
Teaching School from 2014 to 2021.

About our school experience

Details

As part of the school experience we offer you will have the opportunity to;

- Observe lessons and different teaching styles across the age and ability range
- Talk to staff in your subject area
- Interact with pupils
- See how specific subjects are taught
- Learning more about the teacher training process
- Receive advice on submitting a successful application for teacher training

Start and finish times
8:45am to 3:15pm - Flexible

We can offer school experience that works for you, this might be half a day or a few hours over a few days. We can also be flexible with start and finish times.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos

Teacher training

Harton Academy is the lead school for Teach North East and is an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ rated school (2013) and successful Teaching School from 2011 to 2021.

At Teach North East, we are passionate about teaching and this passion will be shared and embedded in a supportive, practical and
hands-on way with all our trainees. You will receive training that ensures you are confident when taking the next steps into the
profession and can take what you have learnt into a fulfilling and successful career.

We believe in holding onto tradition whilst embracing innovation and, above all, we pride ourselves in the quality of the training
we offer. The best way to learn to teach is to do it, to make mistakes and to learn from them.

Teach North East will allow you to become immersed in school life from the start, but offers you a safety net of the support needed
to thrive as a new teacher. Teach North East is a partnership of 16
Secondary and Primary schools working in close collaboration with local providers to deliver high-quality and innovative 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
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We can offer school experience on a day that suits you. We offer school experience days Monday to Friday, during term time.

Please note that in exam periods we may not be able to offer experience across the full age range.

School experience type
In school

Location

Address
Lisle Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 6DL
Map showing Harton Academy
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

Parking is available on site.

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.

Access needs policy

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Address
Lisle Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 6DL
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • Health and social care
  • History
  • Languages (other)
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Spanish