Author: Sue Dixon

Are you interested in training to teach in York and North Yorkshire? As an established Teaching Schools Alliance who work in strong partnership with York St John University, we can offer you an excellent training experience on our School Direct PGCE Secondary programme. Subjects available are English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, Religious Education, Drama, PE, Music and Modern Foreign Languages.  For more information, please see our website: http://www.eborhope-tsa.org/initial-teacher-training/school-direct-secondary-programme/ or contact our EborHope TSA Co-ordinator Joanna Coe on development@hlt.academy. Currently, due to Covid-19, we are unable to offer in person school experience, however, we are able to offer the opportunity to speak...

Our EborHope TSA secondary training teachers have made an excellent start to their journeys into teaching so far this term on their school placements. EborHope TSA cannot emphasise enough how much we appreciate our mentors and professional mentors across our partner schools who have been working with our student teachers so far this year, especially in light of the additional pressures the health pandemic has had on schools. It is so important that our student teachers feel part of your teams, so thank you for welcoming them in, making space for them so they feel less isolated, and offering positive regard...

At EborHope TSA, in partnership with York St John University, we offer a bespoke PGDE School Direct programme for those who have a passion for teaching any of the following modern foreign languages: German, Spanish, French. Teaching languages requires creativity to find ways to bring a language and its culture to life in order to engage and inspire pupils. At EborHope TSA we have passionate MFL mentors at our placement schools who will support you to develop creative, interactive class materials and innovative teaching methods to constantly challenge yourself and your class. MFL Case Study: Sarah Sigsworth, EborHope MFL training teacher 2019-20:...

Have you every wondered what it is like to train to teach on the EborHope TSA and York St John University PGCE courses? Read Ellen's story, from her journey into teaching to securing a NQT position with Hope Learning Trust: Maths Case Study Ellen is on the 2019-2020 Maths PGCE programme with us and has had successful placements at Manor CE Academy and Vale of York Academy, two schools in Hope Learning Trust. Our Teaching Alliance aims to develop our high quality PGCE entrants into the teaching profession through their early careers: "EborHope TSA has supported my career progression by providing me...

Are you thinking of applying to train to teach with EborHope Teaching Schools Alliance and York St John University on our School Direct PGCE programme?  Due to school closures we are now completing interviews online via Zoom for our PGCE programmes. We continue to welcome applications on UCAS to train with us, starting in September 2020. Applications for Maths, Science and Modern Foreign Language teachers are particularly welcome. The Department for Education have provided guidance for applicants following the outbreak of Covid 19: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/impact-of-covid-19-on-applicants. Get in touch with us for further guidance and support by emailing traintoteach@hlt.academy.  ...

Successful bid to support PE colleagues Sarah Denham and Fiona Lee from Barlby High School along with the EborHope Teaching Schools Alliance have successfully secured Lottery funding from Sport England. The programme aims to: Help teaching professionals to better support inactive young people and adapt delivery to ensure that all young people have a positive experience of PE and school sport. Reinforce the relevance of PE and school sport to wider school outcomes such as: attendance, behaviour, achievement and student’s resilience with school leaders, governors and parents. The funding will support eight schools: Barlby High School (pictured above), Vale of York Academy, Manor...