Featured article in Professional Development Today

At The Mead Teaching School, we take research seriously – we recognise its value in influencing children’s progress, and in providing professional growth for our teachers. We are currently working on a number of research projects, which you can read more about here. We’re also passionate about sharing our learning with other professionals, and are…

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Graduate Teacher article features in TES

We are thrilled that one of our current Graduate Teachers, Jade Poole, has had an article published in the TES. Before joining us to train as a primary teacher, Jade worked for the Real Ideas Organisation. In that capacity, she wrote a fantastic article about how to fund the arts in school. Jade provides her…

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Early Years Connect features in EYE magazine

Our ground-breaking Early Years Connect project is currently featured in this month’s Early Years Educator, and we’re delighted. If you have a subscription to Early Years Educator, you can read the full article here, but if you don’t, you can download a PDF version instead. There is also plenty of information about the project, including…

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Get into teaching in 2018-19

We still have places available for General Primary and Early Years initial teacher training starting in September 2018. If you are thinking about applying now for a post in September, or are just interested in finding out more about what we offer for future consideration, you’re very welcome to come along to one of our…

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Open evening for teachers and TAs

The Mead Academy Trust is holding an open evening on 1st February 2018 for teachers and TAs. This is an opportunity for teachers and TAs who are interested in working for the Trust to come along and meet the leadership team, teachers and pupils, ask questions, and take a tour of The Mead school. Whether you…

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Find out more about becoming a TA

We are holding a series of open mornings for anyone interested in becoming a TA. These informal sessions are aimed at anyone who would like to find out more about a career as a TA, and will be held on: Thursday 18th January 2018 at Castle Mead School from 9.00 – 10.00am Thursday 24th January…

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Open Days in 2017

If you would like to find out more about becoming a primary school teacher, why not come along to one of our open days? You can find out more about the School Direct route into teaching, hear from some recent graduates about what life is like as a student teacher, and find out more about…

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CPD Programmes 2017

As we’re sure many of you are too, as a Teaching School we are now firmly in 2017-18 and preparing for 1st September 2017 onwards! We have now finalised the dates of our NQT and TA training for next year, and both programmes are available to book. You can book online or via post, and…

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