Primary School Experience Programme (2 Day)


  • Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th June 2019 - **FULL**


We are proud to offer potential teachers  a highly commendable  2 day primary experience at the Ofsted Outstanding Colmore Infant and Nursery and Junior Schools

This 2 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
  • 1:1 reading session with a Year 2 child with full feedback given 
  • Overview of the pay scales for a teacher and how you can progress your career in teaching
  • The chance to embrace a  whole school primary experience from Nursery through to Year 6
  • The opportunity to have a go at teaching in a safe controlled environment both on a one to one and a whole class experience. Experience what it feels like to have 30 sets of eyes looking at you !
  • 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
  • Q and A session with a career changer and an NQT
  • A seen teaching form that is completed by an experienced teacher and verified by the school to validate your 2 days with us and  to take away and use for references and your teaching application

 Some feedback from our most recent school experience programme participants:

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

"The two days 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 of these 2 days 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 2 day 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


Primary School Experience (1 Day Programme)


  • Tuesday 2nd July 2019 - Spaces available
Come and see the Colmore Schools in action. We are delighted to offer a 1 day version of our highly commended 2 day School Experience Programme.
During the day you will:
  • Learn about the routes into becoming a teacher
  • Observe an outstanding lesson
  • Q and A with either a career changer, a trainee or an Newly Qualified Teacher
  • A learning walk around The Colmore Schools from Nursery to Year 6
  • Read with a child and receive feedback

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


For more information please email or to complete an application form click here.

**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