On Thursday 27th June 2019 Barr Beacon SCITT hosted its annual celebration event to recognise the successes and achievements of this year’s trainee teachers. The 2018-2019 SCITT cohort and their guests celebrated in style with canapés in our bespoke teacher training facility at Barr Beacon School. We were thrilled to welcome our trainees along with so many of their family and friends to our celebration event, which marks the first of many milestones in their teaching careers. This year, we were honoured to welcome Dr Phil Bright, an alumnus of Barr Beacon School, to speak at our event and he spoke passionately about the importance of education and the far-reaching influence that teachers have on pupils’ lives.
As an Outstanding provider of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) we have a strong partnership of schools and Headteachers and members of the Senior Leadership Teams of all of our partner schools attended to present their trainees with certificates of achievement and congratulate them on their tremendous work. Our dedicated team of Subject Course Leaders was also on hand to recognise the work of their subject cohort and to congratulate them on what has been a very successful year.
Our Outstanding SCITT programme continues to go from strength to strength and we are delighted that for the third year in a row 100% of those that completed the course have been recommended to the Department for Education (DfE) for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The event also acknowledged the hard work, dedication and determination that the trainees have put into their training in order to ensure the very best outcomes for the pupils that they teach.
All of us at Barr Beacon SCITT are incredibly proud of the achievements of our trainees and would like to wish them every success in their roles as Newly Qualified Teachers in September.