Bluecoat Academy is registered with the NCTL (National College for Teaching and Learning) and offer up to TEN days’ school experience through the School Experience Programme (SEP)
Spending time in a classroom is the ideal way to strengthen your application for teacher training. School experience gives you the chance to see for yourself what it’s really like to be a teacher – and supports your application and interview.
What can you expect?
Throughout your placement, you’ll have the opportunity to observe teaching and to talk to teachers about day-to-day life in a school. You should get the chance to see a range of different lessons and age groups being taught.
How to sign up for a placement on the SEP
If you haven’t already, you’ll need to register with the Teaching Line before you can participate 0800 389 2500 or www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/about-teaching/teaching-line
For an extended placement a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check may be required.