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National Maths and Physics (NMAP) SCITT

The national School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) courses are aimed at new graduates and career changers. The package that is offered to the trainees, including the option to train at independent and state schools, makes this course a very favourable option.

Aims

There are three national hubs, with Dulwich College acting as the lead school for the London Hub.  Hub schools coordinate other interested schools in the area and facilitate interviews, quality control and professional development. 

 

Background

Dulwich College is looking for London schools to join the London Hub. Each partnership needs a mix of state and independent schools in order to offer the requisite training placements. 

Resources

Dulwich College facilitates the London Hub which includes recruiting schools and trainee teachers plus organising placements.  Trainees have to be supervised during placements and feedback / mentoring provided.

In 2019-20 the college also continued working with Wycombe High School in High Wycombe additionally to deliver the National Maths and Physics (NMAP) SCITT. We recruited, trained and placed 15 trainees in this second year.

Pupil Involvement

Pupils are taught by the trainee teachers under supervision.

Frequency

Each trainee does one placment at an independent school and one in a state maintained school.