Pennine Lancashire SCITT

Marsden Heights Community College

Marsden Heights has a long established partnership with Edge Hill and other HEI providers and has hosted:

PGCE students (10 per year)

GRTP (1 every 2 years)

Undergraduate placements

Staff involved in interviewing for PGCE with EHU

Work experience and pre-application experience

Other activities include:

Assistant Head teacher seconded to support Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools across Lancashire

Headteacher is a Trainee Monitoring and Intervention (MIT) advisor

Find out more about Marsden Heights, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from;

School Lead, Sarah Pinder; spinder@marsdenheights.lancs.sch.uk

Alder Grange School and Sixth Form

Alder Grange School and Sixth Form has been a lead school with Edge Hill’s ITT provision for some years. It is habitually engaged in:

PGCE training

School Direct students

Offering short term placements, work experience and role sampling

Lead school on Tomorrow’s Teachers project.

Find out more about Alder Grange, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from;

Executive Lead, Russell Milnes; rmilnes@aldergrange.lancs.sch.uk

The Hollins Technology College

Hollins Technology College has been a regular partner with Edge Hill’s and MMUs ITT provision for some years and is habitually engaged in:

PGCE (averaging 8/9 per year but with 16 in 2012-13);

Short term placements;

Work experience and role sampling.

Find out more about The Hollins, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from;

School Lead, Chris Watson; watsonc@thehollins.com

Ribblesdale School

Ribblesdale School has a long-standing engagement in ITTE:

Experience with a variety of HEI  partners;

Work experience and pre-application experience

Providing training places across the curriculum;

Numerous, very experienced subject mentors/coaches;

A well-equipped school in a semi-rural area serving a geographical setting different from others in the SCITT partnership, offering valuable contrasting experiences.

Find out more about Ribblesdale School, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from;

School Lead, Caroline Fletcher; cafletcher@ribblesdale.org

West Craven High School

West Craven High School has successfully worked with Edge Hill’s ITT provision for many years and other Higher Education Institutions offering:

PGCE training (approximately 10 students per year)

GRTP students (averaging 1 per year)

Established and experienced professional and subject mentors within the school

In addition, we offer:

Short term placements, work experience and role sampling for undergraduates

Find out more about West Craven High School, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from:

School Lead, Claire Watson, cwatson@westcraven.lancs.sch.uk

Park High School

Park High strives for the highest level of success and achievements for all.  To ensure success the school are fully committed to the recruitment, training and development of its staff and have been in partnership with various ITT providers for some years. It is habitually engaged in:

Initial teacher training programmes at Edge Hill and MMU

GRTP 2 places in the last 4 years

Short term placements

Work experience and shadowing

Experienced mentors and coaches across a range of subjects

Find out more about Park High School, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from;

School Lead, Andrea Wade; awade@park-high.co.uk

Pendle Vale College

Pendle Vale has worked with a number of HEI providers for many years, including Edge Hill. We have been involved in:

PGCE students (5 Curriculum Areas)

Undergraduate placements

Staff involved in interviewing for PGCE with HEI providers

Colleagues presenting workshops for other schools on ITT

Work experience and pre application experience

Find out more about Pendle Vale College, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from, School Lead, Liz Brown; e.brown@pendlevale.lancs.sch.uk

John Fisher & Thomas More

Ss John Fisher & Thomas More RC HS has worked with a number of HEI providers for many years, including Edge Hill University. We have been involved in:

PGCE students

Undergraduate placements

Short term placements, work experience and role sampling

Established and experienced professional and subject mentors within the school

Find out more about Ss John Fisher & Thomas More RC HS, its role in the partnership, or gaining school experience from;

School Lead, Joanne Worsley; worsley.j@fishermore.lancs.sch.uk

Together, these experiences have established in all of the schools:

A strong focus on the quality of teaching and learning and of leadership development across all subject areas;

A culture of commitment to the highest quality of ITTE;

A culture in which ITTE and CPD are inextricably linked;

Large numbers of experienced and successful Subject Coaches and Expert Practitioners, several of whom are SLEs;

These staff members can contribute effectively to the entire range of subject areas and specialisms offered by the Pennine Lancashire SCITT;

A clear vision of what constitutes outstanding ITTE in the 21st Century and substantial experience of collaborative working to effect system improvement.