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

Hollins Technology College has immense experience with ITT, education research and curriculum development. This was recognised most recently when the school was designated a National Teaching School, playing a leading role in the East Lancashire Teaching School Alliance.

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;
  • Regular provider of School Experience and pre-application advice;
  • 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 hosts:

  • PGCE students
  • TeachFirst trainees
  • Undergraduate placements
  • School Experience and pre-application advice

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

School Lead, Sara 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.