Woodrush Teaching School Alliance

We work with a variety of strategic partners ranging from: The Universities of Birmingham and Worcester, Educational charities (such as The Ogden Trust) and Outstanding learning and teaching programme providers such as Olevi. We are proactive in our approaches in ensuring a trainee can progress within our alliance, from their training year to their NQT year and beyond, with a true focus on outstanding practice, pedagogy and leadership development.

Catchment area

Worcestershire, Birmingham, Solihull, Warwickshire

Qualification offer (PGCE/ QTS/ Masters credits)

School Direct (PGDipEd/PGCE)

Phases offered

Primary School Direct Programme: KS1, KS2,

Secondary School Direct Programme: KS3-5

Salaried / non salaried

Non Salaried

Subjects offered


Secondary: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Geography,

Engagement in school experience programme or similar

School experience programmes are offered 3 times a year but potential trainees are welcome to contact the teaching school for more information and classroom experience at any time.

Professional pathway beyond ITT

High quality NQT induction that has been awarded the NQT induction quality mark.

RQT programme to embed outstanding practice through Olevi’s Improving Teacher Programme

Aspiring Middle and Senior Leadership programmes to support transition into your first role of responsibility
Olevi’s The Power of Coaching Programme to support skills development in coaching colleagues.

Contact Us

Woodrush High School
An Academy for Students Aged 11 – 18
Shawhurst Lane
B47 5JW
T: 01564 823777
F: 01564 820092

Please contact the Teaching School Administrator
Mrs Abi Zaman at

In Partnership with

birmingham university

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