Welcombe Hills School is committed to supporting the training of new teachers coming in to the
profession. Working in partnership with the Gateway Alliance and the University of Warwick
we provide placements and training opportunities for those training to teach. We offer
these through the School Direct teacher training programme within our school.
School Direct is a school-led initial teacher training (ITT) programme that provides a fantastic
experience if you want to train and learn ‘on the job’.
You’ll be part of our school based teaching team from the very start, receiving intensive
support from experienced teachers and mentors. You will access an outstanding academic
programme of study at the University of Warwick which will support you to understand the
theory behind teaching whilst developing and practicing your skills in school.
We can also provide short term experience placements for those considering teaching as a
For more information please speak to us in school or visit the
Gateway Alliance School Direct Partnership website at www.gatewayalliance.co.uk/school-direct
Please click on the links below for more information about School Direct and local recruitment fairs.