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School Direct

School Direct with Oakwood Academy

Through Oakwood Academy we offer school direct places in both the primary and secondary sector.

Work towards a PGCE, gain qualified teacher status and train in schools which thrive on  developing the next generation of outstanding teachers. When you join Oakwood Academy Alliance you will become part of the school community and train as a professional from day one. In partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, our programme is designed and delivered by experienced and specialized outstanding teachers with a proven track record of developing future teachers and leaders. Our programme is designed to give trainees both SEND and mainstream experiences. There will be opportunities to apply for teaching post in both mainstream and special schools.

For more information or to look around the school please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Southwoodlsouthwood@oakwoodacademy.co.uk


Schools involved in our School Direct partnership

Oakwood is Located in Salford with excellent access to Manchester. Our partnership is led by Oakwood Academy, developing outstanding teachers through School Direct is central to our core purpose of providing the highest possible standard of education and care.


Ellesmere Park High School, Salford

St Patrick R.C High School, Salford

Great Sankey High School, Warrington

Green Lane Special School, Warrington

The Canterbury Centre, Salford


St Mary’s C.E Primary School, Irlam

St Mary’s R .C Primary School, Eccles

Kingsway Primary School, Trafford Park

Green Lane Special School, Warrington



Oakwood Academy - A Visual Arts, Technology & Sports College

Oakwood Academy, Chatsworth Road,
Ellesmere Park, Eccles, M30 9DY

Tel: 0161 921 2880
Email: enquiries@oakwoodacademy.co.uk

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