University and other placements
We think that it is very important for trainee teachers, childcare workers and health professionals to have access to a wide range of experiences to support their professional development. With this in mind we have welcomed students on placement from a number of training providers including:-
Shotton Hall North East SCITT
Sunderland University Primary and Secondary teaching students
Northumbria University teaching students
Newcastle University PGCE students
Durham University PGCE students
Durham University Education psychology students
Sunderland University – Mental Health Student Nurses.
Sunderland University – Children & Young Peoples Student Nurses.
Sunderland University – Occupational Therapy Students.
New College – work experience
Some comments from the visiting students
“Dave Lord (Assistant Head) was very hospitable and a fantastic mentor while we were there.”
“I thoroughly enjoyed this placement and found the change between Elemore Hall School and a mainstream school very interesting. The staff were a credit to the school and good teaching was seen throughout.”
“Well organised insightful experience – I think everyone should go to a school like this – it has really helped ease my mind about behaviour management issues”
“Placement was well organised, the majority of staff were very welcoming and the pupils were helpful and polite.”
“This placement was useful. It was interactive and engaging, and we were able to see a number of the environments they work within, as well the variation of activities that they do. The hospitality was excellent as well, and overall we were treated very well.”
“The placement mentor was fantastic and all of the staff were so helpful and welcoming. A very useful first placement.”
“It was an amazing experience.”
“The whole experience was well organised, staff and students were great and overall it was a fantastic experience”
“Elemore Hall was an amazing experience and I would love to go back if I could to work with them again. The staff and students were all fantastic. It would be great if a to placement could be offered there.”
“It was an amazing experience and provided a great insight into behaviour management.”