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Teacher Training Places 2017-18
Applications for 2017 / 18 recruitment in both primary and secondary subjects will open through UCAS on 18th October (www.ucas.com).
Bursary-led / fee funded places will be available at Beaconsfield High School in a wide range subjects which will be advised in October. Places will also be offered in a wide range of subjects and phases across the Astra Alliance schools.
The Astra Alliance has been awarded status as a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider (see Bucks Examiner article), working with the Institute of Education (UCL) for the PGCE qualification to provide high quality training placements. During the training year, all trainees will have the opportunity to spend time in at least one other of our partnership schools to ensure a contrasting and comprehensive experience. The Alliance has considerable experience of training teachers and recognises and values the enthusiastic contribution that they make to our school communities. Staff at the training schools will share their knowledge and good practice to ensure that trainees are well supported to develop into good and outstanding teachers.
The programme is structured to allow trainees to develop the skills required to teach the subject that they are training in and to develop specific expertise for making a distinctive contribution to practice in their setting. There are a two Open Afternoon for anyone interested in applying, on Wednesday 5th October 2 – 4pm at DCGS and Monday 7th November 2016, 1-3pm at Aylesbury High School. See Astra Learning Alliance under 'Teacher Training' for more details. Expressions of interest can be registered with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Generous bursaries are available for trainees; for more information see Bursaries and funding. We also offer school experience visits for both primary and secondary - please contact Gill Byrne at email@example.com.