The Holt School

School Direct Teacher Training

School Direct Initial Teacher Training is now available at The Holt School as part of the Wokingham Federation of Secondary Schools, School Direct partnership.  Further details of all the schools involved and information as to how to apply are available on the following website:-


School Direct Teacher Training at the Holt School

The Holt will be offering School Direct training placements as part of the Wokingham Secondary Federation and Wellington College Teaching School Alliance.  The school has been actively involved in Initial Teacher Training for many years working closely with Reading University. 

Under School Direct we are offering two types of training –

School Direct with PGCE

In 2016 – 2017 we are offering School Direct PGCE in the following subjects



Design & Technology






  • The trainee pays a fee from which the costs of both the school and University must be drawn
  • The trainee is not an employee of the school and would be only expected to attend school (and the university) as part of his or her training.
  • The award would be QTS (from the DfE) and PGCE (from the university)

We will be working in partnership with Reading University

 School Direct Salaried

In 2016 - 2017 we are offering School Direct (salaried) in the following subjects**


  • The trainee is paid a salary
  • The trainee is an employee of the school
  • The trainee is not supernumerary i.e. after a period of training the trainee will be expected to teach some (not all!) lessons unsupervised
  • As part of his or her contract, there might be an expectation that the trainee takes on other duties (to be negotiated)
  • The award would be QTS only (from the DfE)

If you wish to discuss a salaried place at The Holt School, please telephone Yvonne Smith on 0118 978 0165 or email

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Full Calendar

Term Starts Yrs 7 & 12

06 Sep 2017 - 06 Sep 2017

Term starts Yrs 8 - 11 & 13

07 Sep 2017 - 07 Sep 2017