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Cavendish Primary School

Cavendish Primary School puts pupils are at the heart of all that we do. We are a 2-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11, located to the east of the city of Hull.
We pride ourselves on providing a caring and nurturing environment where pupils experience high quality provision in a safe, welcoming and vibrant school. The driving force behind all that happens at Cavendish is our shared vision of every child enjoying access to a stimulating and engaging education, developing both academically and socially and leaving us as life long, independent learners,
Our values are: Respect, Grow, Believe & Achieve. Empowering lifelong learners for a better tomorrow.
Our Curriculum Priorities are: Aspiration, Initiative, Engagement and Citizenship.
At Cavendish you will find a happy and caring atmosphere where positive attitudes and achievements are celebrated and where children are supported in developing as confident, self-reliant, independent learners who are motivated to achieve their full potential.
All staff are supported with bespoke CPD and opportunities to collaborate and work with colleagues across Horizon Academy Trust.

About our school experience


Applicants will be able to observe lessons and see different teaching styles including Phonics, Reading, Maths and the foundation subjects,
They will also be able to observe the Horizon Maths lead.
They will be able to speak with a current trainee and also mentors.
They will have opportunities for interacting with pupils both in the classroom and on the playground.
They will see how specific subjects are taught and have access to planning.
They will meet with the Horizon Lead for Teacher training learning more about the teacher training process and the support that is offered.
They will have the opportunity to ask any of their questions.

Start and finish times
9:00 to 3:15 - Flexible

We are able to accommodate candidates at 9:00, 10:30 or 1:00 and they are able to leave at lunchtime or the end of the school day.

Dress code

Business dress, Remove piercings, Smart casual

Teacher training

We are a school direct route and work with Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training, who are the only outstanding provider in our area.
We have schools across the city and in rural and coastal areas to support trainees during their time in school. The PGCE part of the course is through Sheffield Hallam, which is undertaken at the Yorkshire Wolds Centre in Melton, Hull one day a week. 4 days are spent in a school locally.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

Yes. Applicants are required to pay a small charge to YWTT for carrying out their DBS.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


DBS check fees

£13.00 One-off, Details can be found at for how to pay.

£13 per year.
If you need some assistance with this we are happy to do it with you so please just let us know if this is helpful.


Cavendish Road, Hull, HU8 0JU
Map showing Cavendish Primary School

Not available on site

The school carpark can get quite busy so if there is no space in the carpark is best to park on Gillshill Road or Wembly Park Avenue, just nearby.

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

Cavendish Road, Hull, HU8 0JU
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11)
DBS check required

Yes. Applicants are required to pay a small charge to YWTT for carrying out their DBS.