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Train to Teach Events

Why not spend some time with us and see if teaching may be a career for you!

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School Experience Days

We are part of the government's School Experience Programme.

We hold school experience days throughout the year - so come and see us!

We can also arrange a day in one of Primary partners schools - just email us and we can set that up on a day to suit you.

We invite you to join us for the following:

- workshop on 'How to get the best out of lesson observations'

- lesson observations

- routes into teaching

- programmes offered by BCTSA

- chance to talk to a current trainee or ECT and ask them questions on what it's really like to train to teach with BCTSA

- the offer of a 1:1 session to obtain individual advice.

Dates for Spring/Summer Term 2024 are:

Wednesday, 20th March 2024

Wednesday, 17th April 2024

Tuesday, 30th April 2024

Monday, 13th May 2024

Wednesday, 5th June 2024



Register and book at: 


Individual appointments: you can also book individual appointments at other times to suit you. Please contact 0121 441 6175 or email trainingschool@bishopchalloner.bham.sch.uk to arrange a suitable date/time.

Attend a Get Into Teaching Event

Come and meet our team at an an in-person Get Into Teaching event in the West Midlands to find out more about becoming a teacher

Saturday 16th March 2024 (10 am - 2.30 pm) Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, Hill Street,  Birmingham, B5 4EW

Get Into Teaching | Get Into Teaching GOV.UK (education.gov.uk)

Click here to register

Explore the process of getting into teaching through one-to-one chats and helpful presentations that give you guidance on your next steps. 

Find out more about:

  • the reality of teaching
  • what funding might be available for your teacher training
  • how to make a good application to train to teach 

Whether you’re ready to start your career in teaching or just curious, we can answer your questions at a Get Into Teaching event. 

Drop in at any time to talk to people with real teaching experience to find out what teaching is like as a career. 

Train to Teach Information Sessions

Contact us to find out if our route into teaching is for you! You will also have chance to ask any questions you may have.

Call us on 0121 441 6175 or email trainingschool@bishopchalloner.bham.sch.uk to arrange a call back at a time to suit you

You will gain:

  • Information about places available for September 2024 in BCTSA schools across Birmingham and the West Midlands
  • How to apply and tips about making a successful application and the interview process
  • Financial information
  • How to get classroom experience
  • Individual advice and opportunities to talk to our experienced team