Do you think you want to teach?
Have you experience of, or are interested in, working with children and young people?
Are you keen to make a difference?
Do you want to be a Teacher?
School Direct is a Government initiative, providing school-led teacher training.
Our School Direct – Initial Teacher Training programme is devised and run by the Forest Way Teaching School Alliance, (FWTSA) and 3 local Universities. It places trainee teachers in the classroom from day 1 working alongside experienced teachers to learn the skills of teaching “on the job”. This real teaching experience is supported by training held at both the University and the Teaching School Alliance. FWTSA works in collaboration with the University of Derby, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University.
The FWTSA programme has been running successfully for 3 years and has seen fantastic results along the way with all of it's trainees securing teaching jobs after completion of their PGCE training year.
The FWTSA Secondary programme combines the wealth of experience and skills from it's six local secondary schools, the majority of which have achieved Outstanding and Good Ofsted rating, to bring you a programme which incorporates hands on work at schools, regular time at university and practical locally based training by skilled and experienced practitioners.
The following subjects are available in conjunction with the University of Derby (Number of vacancies)
The following subjects are available in conjunction with the University of Leicester
Keeping your child safe online.
As we approach the festive period, a number of our students may be receiving a new gadget as a gift, from games consoles to smartphones and tablets, most of which will be internet ready. You will already be aware the internet hosts many exciting opportunities for young people, from self-expression t...
On Friday 6th December the English Department ran a Spelling Bee interhouse, with 22 students choosing to take...
Student News - Hair Donation
Well done to Year 9 student Aimee McCauley who donated her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Little Princess Trust is a special charity which provides free real hair wigs to children and young people with hair loss, and fundraises for vital research into childhood cancers. They rely on donations ...
MYED - We need your help
Nut Aware School
Ivanhoe College is a food allergy aware school. This letter is to inform you that there are a considerable number of students at our school who have severe food allergies. The most common of these allergens are peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish and shellfish, soy and wheat. The most serious risk in our...
Sponsored Walk Success
A huge well done to Year 9 student Jake Homer, who has recently taken part in a 10km remembrance walk in memory of his Great Grandma, and raised and impressive £500 for an Alzheimers Charity. Brilliant work Jake. ...
Holy Trinity Christmas Tree Festival
It was our pleasure to again offer our support in helping set up the Holy Trinity Christmas Tree Festival, an ...
Children in Need
NEC Skills Show
Year 9 were absolute superstars on our trip to the NEC on our first Enrichment Day of the year. This year students were able to land a plane in the flight simulator and try out VR headsets, which they enjoyed. Our students saw a range of careers and skills in action, with demonstrations including ...
Poetry Competition Success
We love to celebrate the achievements of our students out of school, as well as in. Congratulations to Yea...
Balancing Screen Time for KS3 Students
Visit internetmatters.org/screentime for more advice. ...
This is considered an out of date browser. This website has been developed with modern browsers in mind to allow it to display at its best in a wide variety of viewing situations - including mobile viewing. But we haven't supported older browsers like IE8. Please upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer - or try Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Both are excellent browsers.