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Training and Development

Rosebery School has created an innovative and purposeful climate for teaching and learning and the excellent practice seen throughout the school was recognised in our May 2017 Ofsted inspection, as well as through our Gold Coachmark Award and our Research Mark from the NFER. Underpinning this is an extensive professional learning programme (details in the link below), which provides personalised development opportunities for staff including:

  • Coaching
  • Lesson Study
  • Enquiring Minds: research and development programme
  • Leadership programme
  • Departmental CPD
  • TeachMeets
  • MA Programme


We also understand that students play a pivotal role in shaping learning and have developed the following programmes to further inform pedagogical expertise:

  • Student co-planners
  • Rosebery STARs (Students As Researchers)

Rosebery has also developed extensive partnerships and collaborations with other schools and institutions, including: GLF, UCL Institute of Education, NFER, South East Surrey Teaching School Alliance, Coaching in Schools, Coachmark. These collaborations develop in-school practice, but also serve to support the development of teaching and learning externally.

We also feel privileged to offer the following to help support the work of others outside of our community:

School-to-School Subject Support

Rosebery offers subject specific school-to school support. This support is refined in discussion with the needs of a school and department, but can include the following:

  • Subject reviews
  • Joint learning walks
  • Paired lesson observations
  • Support for assessment and moderation
  • Training on specific aspects of the curriculum

For more information on the above programmes, please contact Chrissy Ford:

 School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

Rosebery School is part of the Glyn Surrey SCITT which provides the opportunity to train whilst being based within a school environment. The programme combines:

  • Teaching experience within 2 secondary schools (11-16)
  • Primary placement (2 days)
  • Post-16 experience
  • Special School visit
  • Professional Studies Programme
  • Academic research

SCITT provides trainees with high quality training which prepares them well for highly successful careers in teaching.

For more information please contact:

Work Experience Placements:

A vibrant, innovative and reflective teaching and learning culture is well established at Rosebery. As part of our belief in evolving practice, we offer high quality work experience placements for anyone interested in joining the profession. The date, duration and focus of the placements are finalised through discussion, but typically include:

  • Meetings with a departments/s and other appropriate staff
  • Student pursuit
  • Learning walks and lesson observations
  • Opportunities to explore resources
  • Advice and guidance on the next steps into the profession

Rosebery offers a purposeful experience, which provides a comprehensive insight into the profession.

For more information please contact Chrissy Ford:

School Experience Programme:

Rosebery is part of the School Experience Programme, which offers an alternative route into obtaining school-based work experience.

Having high quality school-based work experience makes a significant contribution to a candidate’s successful application into the profession.

For more information please contact:

Details regarding how to apply for the above programmes and costings can be found in the Further Information section. Prior to any course taking place, Course Leaders work closely with each school, to ensure that the training provided is bespoke to the needs of each institution. Dates and times are arranged in the planning conversations. Each course provides resources and support materials to enable continued professional development.

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Introduction to Coaching Course

Rosebery Stars (students as researchers)

Professional Learning Programme 2017 – 2018

Training our Coaches