Initial Teacher Training

At St. Columba’s initial teacher training is an important part of our partnership links with our wider community.

Alongside our partners, we have a strong commitment to supporting and delivering high quality teacher training.

The trainee teachers that we mentor and tutor are an integral part of our school community.

We have very successful links with three teacher training institutes in the North East:

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Based at Shiremoor Primary School, Shiremoor

working in partnership with Northumbria University.

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Based at Carmel College, Darlington

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logoBased at Lobley Hill Primary School, Gateshead.

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