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02/07/20

Smartie Maths today in Year 6- this definitely went down a treat! 🔴🟣🔵🟢🟡🟠 https://t.co/Bv3HcAAQvf

02/07/20

Oxford B completing another 100 keepie uppies- Day 2. https://t.co/0CNfZsV8hN

01/07/20

Oxford group B have taken on the Macmillan challenge to complete 1000 keepie uppies. Today we have completed our first 100! https://t.co/HQqLd8jQ0V

26/06/20

Year 1 Carnival Day has started well with a wave of colour and excitement. https://t.co/jyRKm39aNc

25/06/20

A few more Year 5 freeze frames inspired by Charlotte’s Web. 🕷🕸🐷🐴🦆🐀 https://t.co/yELtMwIhNz

25/06/20

Year 5 produced some freeze frames from key parts of Charlotte’s Web. https://t.co/BxWwtIVA5H

25/06/20

Year 6 took English outside in the shade today. We have designed our very own swamp monsters inspired by fantastic beasts! 🧟‍♀️🧟‍♂️👹 https://t.co/4llavr1yvC

22/06/20

Unbe-leaf-able effort. https://t.co/7O79FOekZX

22/06/20

St Andrews Class took the learning outside to sketch leaves. https://t.co/VjZn6rCvYp

22/06/20

Year 5 have had a fantastic start today. They have enjoyed seeing each other and being back at school. We have been so proud of their efforts and determination to get back to their learning https://t.co/J6HP9qIUvf

16/06/20

Retweeted From SRA - English

Love these videos with grammar reminders https://t.co/DFajoI3OSd

15/06/20

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

Launching . Why not discuss “What is the greatest super power?” Be as creative as you can with your opinions. No need to comment. A weekly oracy challenge will happen every Tuesday https://t.co/ufPZaQver9

15/06/20

Today we took maths outside in Year 6, we have been looking at multiplication, factors and multiples! 📐📏🔢 https://t.co/8ejb83mGo6

15/06/20

Year 6 enjoying our class book ‘Clockwork’ in the sunshine ☀️ 📚📝 https://t.co/UO7YXGEIpC

12/06/20

More fun TTRS challenges coming soon!!! https://t.co/DQ34zbyRYK

12/06/20

Oxford B group https://t.co/NJjbDmdBAS

12/06/20

Some of Cambridge B group. https://t.co/fJLPIPPAps

12/06/20

Measuring the mean time using different methods of travelling! Well done. Some very creative ideas https://t.co/xB9ahnNcIV

10/06/20

PE lessons this week!! https://t.co/OEDlMjjvh0

10/06/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Another challenge for My Money Week https://t.co/z2LtJgh3F2

10/06/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

A challenge for My Money Week https://t.co/A1XfU5K0kX

06/06/20

Hope the dinosaurs were ok after being covered in lava! https://t.co/gesLjyUDQL

06/06/20

What a great way of learning about the life cycle Jayden. Fantastic! https://t.co/Ftq7OwLMtj

06/06/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Puzzle Of The Week https://t.co/fulcLNiq7f

05/06/20

Lots of fairy tale inspired learning in EYFS. Sammi played the flute as a princess, Alexander N invited us to the castle, Zachary dressed as a prince and Aurelia made a castle. https://t.co/Y27QJTxuLT

05/06/20

The key worker group worked extremely hard this week. Today we focused on our dreams not just for ourselves but for others. The children discussed how their dreams might help others and there were some truly wonderful ideas. We look forward to sharing some of these next week.

05/06/20

Life cycles of fish were the inspiration for origami fish in KS1 today. https://t.co/y4CFweypNE

05/06/20

Louie in Y2 made his own papier-mâché globe. Great to see the attention to detail. Well done! https://t.co/UImjbivQcs

05/06/20

Y1 read ‘Tiddler’ by Julia Donaldson. They created their own drawings of fish using the technique of wax resist. The children used wax crayons to draw their fish, then painted over them in watercolours. https://t.co/HFjlzfdJHz

05/06/20

This week, we welcomed back EYFS , Y1 and Y6 pupils and continued with our key worker group. Well done to all staff and children for their continued hard work to keep each other safe and adapt well to the changes that were in place. It was fantastic to see so many smiling faces.

02/06/20

Retweeted From Scholars' Education Trust

Welcome back to our Reception, Year 1 & Year 6 students at - we’ve missed you!

02/06/20

Definitely a poignant song and message! Thank you! https://t.co/SKg1bvPLOB

01/06/20

Part 8 of James and the Giant Peach. https://t.co/08WLPAJi95

31/05/20

Teamwork. Well done Miss Bacon https://t.co/okFtFaJgE5

31/05/20

Well done Miss Reed!! https://t.co/3gQayQeTBC

30/05/20

Part 7 of James and the Giant Peach https://t.co/o8ZposNCkw

29/05/20

Well done Team Davey. https://t.co/6uwHB3gxiY

29/05/20

Well done Mr Mead https://t.co/jQNc9Lo8E2

Teacher Training

We offer the School Direct teacher training programme, both salaried and tuition fee, in partnership with the Alban Federation.

SCHOOL DIRECT

What is School Direct?

School Direct is an initial teacher training programme based in schools as opposed to university. Although trainees are released one day a week most of the training is in school. The idea of School Direct is to give trainee teachers a more ‘hands-on’ teaching experience than traditional university based routes into teaching. There are two School Direct programmes offered; these are fee paying and salaried. Both routes award QTS at the end of the programme.

 

School Direct (Fee-Paying)

On the School Direct (fee-paying) route you will need to pay tuition fees, which have been frozen by the Alban Federation at £6900, but vary from provider to provider. UK and EU students are eligible for a student loan to cover 100% of the fees. However, although you will have to pay fees, there are generous bursaries available for a number of subjects.  All trainees with the Alban Federation will receive expert tuition on learning and teaching and will gain invaluable experience from colleagues at school.

Course Requirements

  • GCSE English (or equivalent) at Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure).
  • GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure).
  • An honours degree (2.2 or above), awarded by a UK university or an overseas award recognised as equivalent by NARIC.
  • Usually we would expect the degree to have a minimum 50% content of the subject in which the applicant is applying.

 

Advantages

As a fee-paying trainee you will:

  • Work alongside expert and experienced practitioners
  • Get a real feel for the profession by being immediately immersed in school life
  • Receive qualified teacher status (QTS) at the end of the course
  • Could get your fees covered by a student loan

Could be eligible for a bursary (limited to certain subjects

School Direct (Salaried)

The School Direct (salaried) means you will be employed by the school and receive a salary while you train. These places are usually offered to candidates who are already working in schools and are starting the course with some classroom experience. This route is only available for the subjects that the DfE designate as high or other priority. Currently the Alban Federation offers:

Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design Technology, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, MFL, Music, Physics and RE

Course Requirements

  • GCSE English (or equivalent) at Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure).
  • GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure).
  • An honours degree (2.2 or above), awarded by a UK university or an overseas award recognised as equivalent by NARIC.
  • Usually we would expect the degree to have a minimum 50% content of the subject in which the applicant is applying.

 

Advantages

As a salaried trainee you will:

  • Receive a salary as an unqualified teacher while you train (You’ll be paid and taxed as an unqualified teacher).
  • Work alongside experienced and expert practitioners
  • Get a real feel for the profession by being immediately immersed in school life
  • Receive qualified teacher status (QTS) at the end of the course

 

Why Train With Us?

Our schools are fantastic places to train, work and learn. They provide a unique school-based learning opportunity in partnership with the Alban Federation. Our partnership’s vision is simple but powerful; to ensure the delivery of high quality initial teacher training that meets the needs of the local area.   

Also, all partnership schools endeavour to create an environment in which staff, pupils and trainee teachers alike feel valued and supported. We have all worked with trainee teachers for many years and we fully recognise how much vibrancy, enthusiasm and drive they can offer our respective school communities.

Importantly, the partnership sees its staff as its most valuable resource and its schools have a proven track record in training and professional development. Our teachers are excellent practitioners and are eager to share their skills, knowledge and practice with the next generation of teachers.

Link to Alban Federation

 

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