We offer school experience placements at Silverdale, our lead secondary school, and Malin Bridge, our lead primary school - as well as other schools within our Alliance.
During your placement you’ll have the opportunity to:
If you are considering a career in teaching it is important that you are able to demonstrate your commitment and enthusiasm by gaining classroom experience prior to submitting an application via UCAS.
Completing a placement on the School Experience Programme will support future applications for Initial Teacher Training and, as a large provider of School Direct, give you the opportunity to meet current trainee teachers. It also allows you to be sure that teaching is the right career for you. With the opportunity to talk to a range of teachers and trainees, you can find out about the reality of life in a school.
We are an Ofsted-rated 'Outstanding' school, with an inclusive ethos, located in the south-west of Sheffield. Our staff and students speak over 50 languages, and we teach all the way up to Sixth form.
Our subject areas are well staffed with a mixture of experienced and new colleagues and all our subject mentors are trained by the relevant universities.
Unlike many other schools, we still offer a broad and balanced curriculum, so there are lots of subjects on offer:
Yes, you can do this at our lead primary school, Malin Bridge, or at other schools within our Alliance.
You can apply for a School Experience Placement at Silverdale School by going via the national portal here.