The Highcrest Academy



The Highcrest Academy has an excellent reputation for training teachers across the curriculum.  For several years now, trainees have left us with good or outstanding results, prepared to enter any setting with both the knowledge and confidence to succeed.

The Highcrest Academy is proud to be in partnership with the Astra School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider (SCITT), an innovative, Ofsted Outstanding and non-profit organisation which provides outstanding training opportunities for new entrants into the teaching profession. The Astra SCITT is part of the Astra Teaching School Hub, accredited by the DfE as one of only 87 Hubs in the country to offer the 'golden thread' of training and support for teachers at all stages of their career.

Astra is currently recruiting Primary and Secondary trainees in the following subjects/phases across over 50 local selective, non-selective, primary and special schools for 2022-23: Art; Biology; Business; Economics with Business; Chemistry; Computer Science; Drama; English; Geography; History; Maths; Modern Foreign Languages; Music; PE; Physics; RE; Primary; Primary with Maths.  Some part time routes are also available.

Subjects Offered at The Highcrest Academy 2023/2024:

English, Geography, History, Chemistry, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages, PE, Drama, Physics,

For more information, please contact Mr David Mizera @ Highcrest by email or call 01494 529866

More information can be found on the DfE train to teach portal, as well as the Astra website, and applications can be made via DfE Apply

You may qualify for a generous bursary to train!

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