All schools in the Think North East partnership share one vision: to ensure we provide the highest quality training possible for people choosing to enter the teaching profession. Regardless of in which schools you train, you will be highly supported in developing as a skilled teacher throughout your initial teacher training programme.
Sedgefield Community College has a long established reputation as being one of the leading schools not only in County Durham, but in the whole of the wider region. Judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in all possible respects, we have consistently been amongst the very highest performing schools across the North East and Cumbria. In recent years we have also been regularly recognised in The Sunday Times list of the Top 50 11-16 schools in the country.
At Academy 360, we want everyone to realise their potential to succeed. Our vision is to provide a learning experience for all students that is first class and enables individuals to succeed, realising their potential. It is our belief that everyone has an important part to play in raising standards, no matter what position they hold within the Academy. Our caring and happy environment enables staff and students to grow in self-confidence.
From its foundation in 1901, Durham Johnston has always had a very distinct ethos. Our school has an important role as a comprehensive school; comprehensive in terms of the wide range of backgrounds that our students are drawn from, but also in the wide range of curricular and cultural opportunities that we provide.
Excelsior Academy is based on the schools within schools model - we have five schools, each with its own accommodation, Principal, leadership, teaching staff, inclusion teams, and of course learners. We remain the only 3-19 inclusive school in Newcastle.
Excelsior Academy serves the West End of Newcastle and our learners come from a rich, ethnically diverse community. We specialise in supporting EAL learners.
Wellfield is a vibrant and successful school, a happy and caring environment and an exciting centre for learning for our community. The success is due to our high aspirations and expectations, a commitment to constantly improving achievement for our students and our belief that all students are entitled to the best education possible. We place unrelenting emphasis on what happens in lessons because we know that high standards begin and end with teaching and learning.