• OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “The achievement of children in the Early Years is outstanding. They make consistently high rates of progress academically, personally and socially in relation to their very low starting points.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Pupils at Key Stages 1 to 4, children in Early Years and students in the sixth form, including those those with autism and profound and multiple learning difficulties and multi-sensory impairments, make significant and sustained progress. As a result of outstanding teaching and highly effective support to indivualise learning."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “A rich and stimulating, broad and balanced, and highly relevent curricullum is in place. Every pupil across the school from Early Years to the sixth form greatly benefits from an individualised curriculum with a strong emphasis on developing pupils’ communication, literacy skills and their personal, social and health education.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "Pupils with profound and muliple learning difficulties often experience a sense of wonder through well-planned sensory activities" “Under the transformational leadership of the headteacher the school has sustained outstanding leadership and management since its previous inspection."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Children are very happy and most eager to join in with their activities. They display high levels of concentration, imagination and curiosity about the world around them."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "The achievement of students in the sixth form is outstanding resulting from outstanding teaching over time." “Pupils have excellent relationship with adults and show kindness and respect to each other. They are courteous and polite to adults.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    " Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning and always try their very best in lessons." "The teaching of communication, literacy and numeracy is very effective."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    "The school's work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding." "Rigorous and regular monitoring of teaching through lesson observations, pupil progress meetings and scrutiny of pupils' work is outstanding."

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Leaders make excellent use of the primary school physical education and sport premium.” “Pupils have excellent relationship with adults and show kindness and respect to each other. They are courteous and polite to adults.”

  • OFSTED
    Outstanding 2014

    “Teachers and teaching assistants were seen working well together in all lessons to support the learning of individual and small groups of pupils, ensuring that tasks were carefully matched to each individual pupil’s learning needs and breaking tasks down into smaller steps.”

Schools Direct Training

Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College are a Lead School for School Direct and have registered for Primary (salaried) placements for 2017-2018.  

Partner Schools include:

Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College (Stanstead Abbotts)
Bayford Primary and Nursery School (Bayford)
Breakspeare School (St. Albans)
Greenside School (Stevenage)
Lakeside School (Welwyn Garden City)
Middleton School (Ware)
Northway School (Barnet)
Pinewood School (Ware)
Watling View School (St. Albans)
Woodfield School (Hemel Hempstead)


Before applying it is IMPORTANT you check and meet the criteria for interview:
PROGRAMME ENTRY CRITERIA
PRIMARY

The University of Hertfordshire is an accredited Initial Teacher Training provider who is working in partnership with the schools with the School Direct Programme.
Click
here for more information.

To Register click
here.  Closing date is 24/11/2016.

The portal is expected to open on the 18th October 2016 for applications, this website will be updated when it is open.  Click
here to go to the UCAS website.

You will need to arrange a visit to your preferred school as soon as possible.
This school will then arrange for you to come back at a later date so that they can observe you teaching a small group English or Maths.  This will all need to be done before the interview.

You will also need to arrange a visit to a mainstream school for 5 days prior to your interview and complete the Pre-Interview Task:

PRIMARY Pre-Interview Task Document

Observation Sheet
EY Phonics Observation Sheet


You will be invited along to Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College, where you will be asked to complete a timed 'Reading and Writing Task' followed by a formal Interview.


Other useful links:
UCAS Teacher Training
Skills test information
NARIC (for overseas qualifications verification)

For further information please email Janet Warrington (janet.warrington@amwell.herts.sch.uk) or telephone 01920 870027 ext. 201.