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Poole High School

Poole High school is a significantly over-subscribed, non-denominational comprehensive serving the historic town of Poole. With over seventy-five years of service to the education of students from Poole, we are a learning community built around traditional values. As a high performing school, we work closely with other schools to support and develop best practice. We value our staff, as they set the tone for the learning experience for your children.

About our school experience


- observing lessons and different teaching styles
- interacting with pupils in certain subjects
- seeing how specific subjects are taught
- learning more about the teacher training process

Start and finish times
8:15am or later to 3:20pm or earlier - Flexible

When you apply you will receive message confirming the time and date when you should arrive.

Dress code

Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings, Smart casual

Teacher training

We are part of Bournemouth Bay Teacher training. We are committed to the provision of high quality teacher training across our partnership. Our aim is to create opportunities that advance understanding of education and learning, preparing graduates wishing to enter the teaching profession. We pride ourselves on the modelling of good practice in our delivery.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

This school has not yet provided their availability for offering school experience. You can still request experience with this school and they will contact you when they have availability.

School experience type
In school


Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BW
Map showing Poole High School

Yes - on site parking provided

Please note that the school's drive is closed from 8:00am-8:30am and from 2:45pm-3:20pm. You are very welcome to drive and park at the staff gravel carpark or the visitor carpark, however you must avoid the times mentioned above.

Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BW
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Social sciences