Teacher training in South Manchester

Teacher training in South Manchester

Our lead school, Cheadle Hulme, is located in South Manchester. From its mid-nineteenth century foundation to the present day, the school has maintained a tradition of co-education, educational innovation and a strong emphasis on community. Life at CHS is underpinned by a clear set of values and an emphasis on not just success in external examinations, but also the importance of developing a desire and capacity to further students’ academic interest outside of the classroom.

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Cheadle Hulme Hub Leader

Meet the South Manchester Hub Leader - Rachel Dalton-Woods

Rachel has been teaching since 1997 and has worked in both state and independent sectors. Her original subject was Food Science (Cardiff University) but, after following a Graduate Management Scheme for an international company, decided to undertake a PGCE. She has held middle management roles in schools such as Head of Department, Head of Able, Gifted and Talented and as a Learning Co-ordinator. She also has an MSc in Education Leadership and Management.

As is the case for many in education, her skill sets have been recognised beyond her subject area. She is currently Assistant Head (Professional Development and Independent Learning) and within this role has worked extensively with Manchester Metropolitan University in supporting colleagues with their Masters, designing the new independent schools PGCE equivalent course in conjunction with the Manchester Grammar School and supporting Initial Teaching Training.

She travels extensively, has a passion for American politics and is a Stretford Ender!

Hub Partner Schools

As part of your teacher training course in South Manchester, you will have the opportunity to get hands-on classroom experience in two schools.

Co-op Academy North Manchester

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Macclesfield Academy
Parrs Wood High School

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Sharples School
Smithills School

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The Deanery CofE High School

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