About the course
Words are power, and we in the English Department, will endeavour to empower our students with the highest level of communication so that they are well equipped to deal both with the examination system and life after school.
At KS3, we embed the skills needed at GCSE level through a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. We also study a range of modern and classic texts. Students are encouraged to participate in personal reading and to quiz using the Renaissance programme. For students who struggle in English, we have various interventions to support their learning
There is an interview at the school as well as a short teaching activity for which you will have planning time. You will teach a group of students and be observed. There will also be a subject interview and a written task.
Tutors from Wolverhampton University will also be part of the interview process.
Visits prior to interview are encouraged please contact the school directly to arrange this.
How school placements work
Students undertake their placement at one school, there are opportunities to visit other schools and also there is a week in a Primary school .
Age range - 11- 16 years.
The Telford partnership schools are in the Telford area.
The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
You’ll get a bursary of £12,000 if you have a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject.
You don’t have to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out about eligibility and how you’ll be paid.
You may also be eligible for a loan while you study.
Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.
Degree preferably in the subject area chosen or a related area. However Subject enhancement course are available if needed. Please check with school.
To hold a degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification. They are sometimes known as 'undergraduate' or 'first' degrees.
To have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4 (previously Grade C) in the GCSE examinations in English and Mathematics.
To have taken part in a rigorous selection process designed to assess readiness to train to teach including as a minimum both an interview and audit of your subject knowledge
The Telford Partnership encourages applicants who are passionate about teaching. We are looking to recruit people who we believe can make a real difference to children's learning. We are looking for candidates that will fit naturally into our schools.
Original copies of Educational qualifications.
About the training provider
The Telford Partnership offers an outstanding academic and ‘hands on’ school based experience in a variety of settings working in teams that are friendly and supportive. We are a partnership of 5 Primary and 3 Secondary schools all in Telford and we work very closely together
As part of School Direct we give an innovative opportunity to access high quality school based initial teacher training with an outstanding ITT partner— University of Wolverhampton
We warmly welcome you to our bespoke School Direct PGCE programme for 2018/19. We are looking forward to working together to develop you into a passionate teacher. The Telford Partnership offers trainee teachers the opportunity to work and learn in range of schools
“We are looking to recruit people who we believe can make a real difference to children’s learning. We are looking for candidates that will fit naturally into our schools—that share the same ethos and values”
About the accredited body
Wolverhampton University have been training Education professionals for over 100 years. Teaching training is a significant aspect of our core business and accounts for just under 50% of all activity within the Institute. They provide a provide a sustainable Professional Development model that enhances teacher effectiveness.
The University works with over 400 schools, private providers and colleagues in genuine partnership.
Training with disabilities and other needs
As a Partnership we are committed to inclusion for all and have experienced staff who ensure all needs can be supported. All schools in the Partnership have policies and procedures in place to support trainees with all disabilities or needs and all environments are accessible for all. We do regular and specific risk assessments when needed and seek advice if needed as well.
We have worked previously with a student on work experience who had cerebral Palsy she used the lift in school, we provided her with space in the classrooms where she was comfortable to work and ensured where support was needed it was available. Her placement was very successful.
Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.
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When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:
Training provider code:
Training programme code:
Choose a training location
You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.
Telford Langley School
Duce Drive, Dawley, Telford, Shropshire TF4 3JS
Telford Park School
Grange Avenue, Stirchley, Telford, Shropshire TF3 1FA
The Telford Priory School
New Road, Wrockwardine WOod, Telford, SHropshire TF2 7AB
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