Teacher training in East Midlands & South Lincolnshire
The Charles Read Academy is at the centre of our East Midlands and South Lincolnshire Hub. It is a small secondary school in the heart of rural Lincolnshire which provides a high-quality education in a safe, happy, caring and focused environment.
Their vision is to provide an exciting education with a relentless focus on teaching and learning, a commitment to a broad and balanced curriculum and an absolute dedication to providing a wide range of opportunities which allow students to find what they excel at while developing new talents.
The school is part of the David Ross Education Trust (DRET) which has 22 primary schools, 11 secondary schools and one special school across the country.
Meet the East Midlands & South Lincolnshire Hub Leader - Virginie Barre
For over 20 years, Virginie has taught Modern Languages in large community schools and sixth form colleges in London, leading teams and developing curriculum materials. Before relocating and joining the David Ross Education Trust, she was Deputy Headteacher in a large suburban 11-18 school for ten years. There, she played a role in the school being awarded two Outstanding ratings by Ofsted, and Teaching School status. She has an MA in Comparative Literature from Sorbonne University, Paris, an MFL PGCE from Brunel University, and an NPQH from UCL Institute of Education.
Hub Partner Schools
As part of your teacher training course in the East Midlands & South Lincolnshire, you will have the opportunity to get hands-on classroom experience in two schools from within our Hub.
Malcolm Arnold Academy is located in Northampton and is part of the David Ross Education Trust (DRET). It is a mixed-gender school for pupils aged 11 to 18 and it aims to broaden the horizons of every student, both academically and in their talents outside the classroom.