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The Priory C of E Primary School


Working alongside Roehampton University and Ursuline High School, The Priory can offer one Schools Direct placement at our school.

Our partnership aims to provide an awe inspiring, vibrant and caring environment where trainee teachers can develop their teaching experience, knowledge and skills while feeling supported by experienced professionals.

Ursuline High School is the lead school for primary training and judged outstanding, the aim is to deliver excellence. Teach Wimbledon primary training provides an opportunity to trainees due to the diversity and contrasting range of teaching practices and training environments.

We have highly skilled trained mentors with exemplary teaching skills who are committed to sharing their knowledge and practice with the new trainee teachers.

The University of Roehampton has been at the forefront of teacher education for over 100 years and has a long-established, international reputation as one of the principal providers of teacher education in the UK. Many members of the academic staff are at the cutting edge of research in teacher education, which has a positive impact on the quality of provision for all of our students; and all tutors have extensive teaching experience in schools with many having served as consultants or as Ofsted inspectors.


School Direct offers you the opportunity to spend the majority of time in school, learning directly from experienced professionals. Professional Studies is provided by Roehampton University and involves one day a week based at the university. Through lectures, workshops and assignments the theoretical aspect of teaching and Professional Studies supports practice in the classroom.

Link at Ursuline High School:

Collette Farley

Deputyhead Teacher at Ursuline High School

Email: Collette.farley@ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk