Trowbridge Town Council Annual Awards

Trowbridge Town Council are asking the public to nominate individuals, groups, schools, clubs, organisations or businesses for awards that will be presented at this year’s Town Gathering. The awards are a celebration of the local community from the previous year and the work they have achieved. The awards are all open to individuals, as well as groups…

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Teacher training fair in Bristol on 17th April 2018

Our colleagues at the Cabot Learning Federation are holding an event tomorrow evening, Tuesday 17th April 2018, for graduates interested in becoming a teacher in the Bristol or surrounding area. This free event will be a brilliant opportunity to get all your questions answered by a range of teacher training providers, and you will also have…

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Alliance conference 2018 a huge success

We were very pleased to join Headteachers and SENCOs from across our alliance yesterday, Wednesday 21st March 2018, for our annual conference. We came together at Wick Farm to spend the day considering SEND provision for children across Trowbridge and the surrounding areas, and how this can be developed to support them even further in…

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Workload Challenge report published by DfE

In January 2017, we were successful in becoming one of a handful of schools across the country to receive funding from the National College for research into effectively and efficiently reducing teacher workload whilst maintaining or improving standards. The project was called Workload Challenge Research and built on the work done by review groups, by funding school-led…

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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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Graduate Teachers begin main placement

Our 2017-18 cohort of Graduate Teachers began their main placement on Thursday 4th January. All of our students must complete a placement in two different schools and two different key stages, and we try to give a school and key stage swap between Placement 1 and the main placement. They are all at schools across…

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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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