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1.) Play a greater role in training new entrants to the profession.

Initial Teacher Training

1. Our School Direct Taster Days are scheduled for dates in October, December, January & March.

2. Whitley Bay TSA is offering 35 School Direct places for September 2015 and increasing the number of its partner schools to offer an even more diverse range of school experience. You can find detailed information on the UCAS website.

3. The School Experience Programme will run again in 2014-15 in the spring and summer terms. If you are interested in this please contact Sharon Armstrong.

4. Northumberland & North Tyneside NQT programmes –Kerry Lord & the lead training team are running conference & CPD support for newly qualified teachers across the region. If you want to know more about NQT provision please email the above address.

5. PGCE Initial Teacher Training from Newcastle/Northumbria/Sunderland universities & Newcastle English PGCE continue to run at WBHS in 2014-15