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About the training provider
Saint George's Church of England School is part of the Aletheia Anglican Academies Trust and an OfSTED graded "Good with Outstanding Leadership" 11-18 Secondary School in Gravesend, Kent. An over-subscribed school, we have a long history of training teachers and a large number of our current teaching body were trained at the school. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, believing the Arts, sport and vocational subjects are as equally important as the traditional subjects. Saint George's is a christian school as opposed to a school for Christians where we pride ourselves on our diverse and welcoming community and school ethos of everyone being "All different, all equal". We work in partnership with a number of schools (there are 6 Primary Schools in the trust and we will be opening a Primary on our site in the next year) and, as a Lead School for KMT, send applications to 3 other Secondary schools in the area as well as the aforementioned Primary Schools. Our buildings are traditional but the teaching that happens within them is in line with the 21st century. We are a hub school for KAGAN strategies (a technique for collaborative learning) and were a pilot school for the Shanghai inspired maths mastery programme.
About the accredited body
Kent and Medway Training (http://www.kmtraining.org.uk/index.php/home), also known as KMT are our accredited provider and they work with 37 secondary schools and a large number of Primary school based in the 3 geographical areas of:
*West Kent (include schools in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Paddock Wood),
*Dartford and Gravesend (one school is in Eltham)
*Medway/Maidstone (with schools in Rochester, Strood, Chatham, Gillingham and Maidstone)
KMT runs the School Direct programme in conjunction with their training schools and has a long history of great success in training teachers in the South East.
Training with disabilities and other needs
We welcome applications from those with disabilities and regularly train and support students with dyslexia and mental health problems.
Our accreditation partners, Kent and Medway Training, offer support and help with passing the Literacy and Numeracy Skills tests. They teach strategies for ensuing that Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar are accurate in, especially, work that is handed out to school pupils.
We have introduced a programme of support for those with mental health conditions and further advice as to where to gain specialist support should you need it.
We are proud of the support and guidance that we give to ensure that you are able to give of your best during your training year and we provide an environment in which you can feel comfortable in seeking support should you need it.
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Northfleet School For Girls
Hall Road, Northfleet DA118AQ
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