Primary School Experience Programme (1 Day) 


  • Tuesday 9th June 2020. 
    Please note that due to the closure of schools in response to the Covid 19 crisis, all our school experience days have had to be cancelled. Once schools have re opened we will be publishing new dates. If you would like a 1:1 telephone conversation about your plans for a career in teaching, please email Ali Fisher  at to book an appointment.


We are proud to offer potential teachers a highly commendable 1 day primary experience at the Ofsted Outstanding Colmore Infant and Nursery and Junior Schools

This 1 day programme (established in 2013)  will include:

  • Focussed observations of outstanding lessons and practitioners in action with the chance for discussion and reflection
  • A learning walk from nursery to year 6. See the school in action
  • Introduction to the Teacher Standards  and Safeguarding
  • Reading session with children with full feedback given 
  • Overview of the pay scales for a teacher and how you can progress your career in teaching
  • An overview of all routes into teaching and our School Direct programme with tips and advice on how to apply, how we assess, how to write a memorable personal statement - what not to say !
  • Q and A session with a career changer and an NQT who has trained with us


Some feedback from our most recent school experience programme participants:

"A fun, eye opening and invaluable day. Really useful in helping me decide on my future career"

"The day went really well and it was great to have the experience of actually going into a classroom and gaining first hand experience"

"A brilliant experience overall ! Very friendly staff and the delivery was very well organised. Would highly recommend ! "

"I have gained so much from this experience. It was so thorough and has helped to me to develop my application and cemented my choice to teach primary "

"This placement has exceeded my expectations. I have loved every minute of it and and it has helped me to decide I would like to pursue a career in teaching "


For more information or to book a place click here or email us at


**Spaces are limited. The Colmore Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all children, and expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for school experience should be aware that we follow safer recruitment policies and procedures, appropriate checks will be done prior to coming on placement**


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For further information and to apply click here or Contact us to express your interest and we will be in touch