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Why choose School Direct with Fields of Learning

School Direct offers a classroom based learning experience backed by relevant academic learning from both SHU and current experienced lead practitioners, who respond to your learning needs as your learning and experience develops ensuring it is always supportive.

You feel like teacher from day one and learn about all aspects of school life by being part of it.

At Fields of Learning you will benefit from a school-based approach to training during which you will be coached and encouraged to reflect on your own professional classroom practice.

You are supported by an experienced Primary Leader who will liaise with you, the school and SHU to ensure you are informed and supported all the way through your journey.

Fields of Learning has a thriving partnership of primary, infant, junior and secondary schools in a range of locations across Sheffield and N.E Derbyshire. Each of the schools value learning for life, and are committed to ensuring their future teachers are well prepared and supported for this challenging but highly rewarding career, Fields of Learning are committed to contributing to the provision of tomorrow’s outstanding teaching force.

Upon successful completion of the training programme, Fields of Learning provides a further programme of support to its Newly Qualified Teachers during their first year in school.

Fields of Learning continue to provide professional development beyond the NQT year for recently qualified teachers (RQTs) and for those Aspiring School Leaders (ASLs) of the future.

Last year all of our trainee teachers were successfully appointed to full time posts, the majority with our placement or partner schools.