Hales Valley Teaching Hub (Lutley Primary School)

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UCAS Codes: 

  • General Primary – 2C3Q
  • General Primary with Early Year specialism - 2PXB

Our school based training days are typically based at Hales Valley Teaching Hub C/O Lutley Primary School. 

Partnership Schools

Partnership’s ethos

We have a passion for high quality teacher training based in practice through collaboration, support and excellence. 

What makes our School Direct Partnership special?

Schools in the partnership all have the same ethos and work hard to provide trainees with the very best experiences and opportunities to develop. 

Why train to teach in our School Direct partnership?

  • 100% employment rate over the last 4 years.
  • 2017 – 2018 67% of our trainees were employed in our partnership schools.
  • High level of support and communication for our trainees.
  • High quality of teaching and learning across the partnership for trainees to learn from and access.
  • We train you, we gain you, we sustain you with a robust NQT and RQT programme providing continuous professional development throughout your first few years of teaching. 

How does our School Direct partnership support students as they train?

We place you with good to outstanding teachers within our experienced partnership school. You have a supported by a strong network of highly skills practitioners who are in regular contact with you and your school. Hales Valley Mentors support you throughout all your school placements. We provide you with high quality training sessions and school experience enabling you to become a highly effective primary school teacher.   

How does the School Direct partnership work with the University of Birmingham?

Having worked with Birmingham University since 2014, we have established highly effective relationships and our proud of the outstanding levels of communication we maintain with University staff. We work collaboratively with the University throughout the year to ensure the school direct course content is appropriate for each changing cohort. 

Hales Valley Teaching School

Contact details

Assistant Headteacher for Initial Teacher Training – Hannah Pickles

Email: hpickles1@lutley.dudley.sch.uk

Hales Valley Teaching Hub
C/O Lutley Primary School
Brookwillow Road
West Midlands

Tel: 01384 818220


School Direct, University of Birmingham https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/edu/school-direct.aspx