Pennine Lancashire SCITT

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 MMU’s 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


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
  • Head teacher 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


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.