The Altius Alliance is keen to offer places for the SCITT 2017-18 cohort.

Cheadle Hulme High School Science Department is a large team of 20 staff, comprising of four physics teachers, seven biologists, three chemists, a health and social care teacher, four technicians and a Learning Support Assistant. All KS3 and KS4 science rooms are located on one site and consist of eight laboratories and three classrooms. We also have three preparatory rooms and an office. In addition to the KS3 and KS4 laboratories, we have three laboratories and a preparatory room in the Sixth Form Centre.

We deliver a traditional and challenging KS3 curriculum over three years and students are taught where possible by subject specific specialist teachers from Year 8 onwards. At KS4, all our students take OCR Gateway GCSE Core and Additional Science or Separate Sciences. Over 50% of sixth form students take an A Level in Science, all of which use the AQA exam board.

We always welcome Associate Teachers into our Science department and last year had four Associate Teachers under the SCITT programme. The team of Science teachers at Cheadle Hulme High School are collectively involved in planning and implementing pedagogy sessions for the Associate Teachers. These sessions take place at least three times each week and enable Associate Teachers to not only improve their own subject knowledge, but also to learn about how content and skills can be taught and made accessible to the students, from highly skilled and experienced members of the science department.

How to Apply

Please apply via the UCAS website>

UCAS code:

Biology (2LG9), Chemistry (2LGB), Physics (2MLW)

Entry Requirements

Secondary Science
All offers are conditional upon passing the pre-entry skills tests in Mathematics and English. We advise that these are passed prior to application, but where they have not been both tests will need to have been passed within six weeks of a place being offered to fulfil the conditions of that offer.A 2:2 honours degree or above awarded by a UK University or equivalent

  • GCSE Mathematics and English Language at grade C or better
  • Recent and relevant school experience in UK schools in the last two years
  • To be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English
SCITT Subjects

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