Bournville Village

Primary School

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Initial Teacher Training

We  provide school-led initial teacher training placements through Schools Direct working in partnership with Bournville Alliance and Newman University. We have achieved positive impact on trainee outcomes, often employing Early Careers Teachers within the Alliance.  


  • lead Bournville Alliance school-led initial training through Schools Direct
  • take an active role in the recruitment and selection of trainee teachers, in partnership with Newman University
  • have a clear plan for teacher training, including:
    • access to outstanding lessons and teachers for observation and planning
    • mentoring
    • quality assurance
  • co-ordination of initial teacher training and professional opportunities