Our ethos is simple, ‘Train and Retain’. Our goal is to train the best teachers in the area so that you can have a positive impact on the young people in this region.
As a result, our programme is a true training programme, supporting and developing you throughout the year. These development opportunities are not limited to your training year though. 100% of last year’s trainees gained employment teaching in this region, with many in our partner schools. As a Yorkshire Wolds trainee, you will have access to a wealth of Continued Professional Development (CDP) opportunities throughout your career in education.
Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training gives you a fantastic start to your teaching career, by learning to teach in an immersive teaching environment, with a school-centred approach to teacher training, giving you the opportunity to learn to teach in some of the best classrooms in Hull & the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Our partners include some of the best Primary and Secondary schools in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, meaning that you will get the best possible experience during your classroom practice.
At Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training, we do not just put you into the classroom and hope for the best, we have a well-trained and reassuring team of mentors there to support and challenge you throughout your training. One of our dedicated mentor team will be assigned as your mentor during your training year and will meet with you each week to go through your progress and set you targets for the following week. They will also be on hand to support you through challenges and praise you when things go well. A strong mentor is invaluable to your training; our mentors are truly excellent and are a big reason to choose Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training.
The University of Hull is our partner university, accrediting our students with the PGCE qualification (Post-Graduate Certificate in Education). The University offers fantastic facilities including the recently redeveloped Brynmor Jones Library giving you access to a wealth of academic research. We work closely with the University of Hull to ensure that trainees get the best experience and benefit from the expertise available from University colleagues as well as practicing classroom teachers and school leaders.
To be the best, you need to learn from the best. Our team of trainers, mentors and host-teachers are handpicked to ensure that you are given the best experience. Being taught by outstanding teachers and observing outstanding practice is such a vital part of your training year and is a big selling point of choosing Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training, who work with some of the best schools in Hull & the East Riding of Yorkshire.