Thinking of becoming a teacher?
Have you thought about applying for school-based teacher training?
Do you have maths, science and English GCSE (Grade C/ Level 4 or above)?
Do you have a recognised degree, grade 2:2 or above?

If you answered YES to the above – then come and experience a school taster day to find out more.
Drop-in sessions
Attend one of our drop-in sessions to meet programme staff on the following dates:
Tuesday 19th March, 2019 16:00pm – 17:30pm Newick Teaching School, BN8 4NB
Wednesday 24th April, 2019 16:00pm – 17:30pm Iford & Kingston CE School, BN7 3NR
School taster sessions
Taster sessions will comprise of:
  • Introductory presentation – information on School Direct initial teacher training
  • Classroom experience sessions across the academy – see what it is really like in the classroom
  • Discussion with pupils
  • Information on how to apply, the course structure and much more
Next available school taster session:
Thursday 28th March, 2019 09:15am – 12:00pm Robsack Wood Primary Academy, TN38 9TE
Thursday 9th May, 2019 09:15am – 12:00pm Robsack Wood Primary Academy, TN38 9TE

To book a place on a school taster day session or to let us know you’ll be attending a drop-in event, email

Initial Teacher Training (School Direct)

The Robsack Wood Teaching School Alliance is linked to many different ITT providers who we work in close partnership with. We pride ourselves on a longstanding reputation of developing career pathways from ITT to Senior Leadership opportunities. We always hope to employ all ITT trainees into one of our local partnership schools or academies.

We offer the following ITT routes:

For information about UCAS please visit to access the correct advice, guidance, search tool and Apply system.

For more information vist the Get Into Teaching and UCAS websites.

Our schools all welcome visits from trainee teachers and, although you may be undertaking your practice at a school outside the Alliance, we would be pleased to give you a tour of our schools. Please contact us at Robsack Wood Teaching School