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Humber and North Lincolnshire hub

Stretching from the Cleethorpes coastline into North Lincolnshire, this Hub is led by Humberston Academy, a secondary school that is part of the David Ross Education Trust (DRET).

Humberston Academy is in North East Lincolnshire and has been rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. Located just over a mile from the north-east coastline, Humberston has an optimal learning atmosphere for its students, embracing the value of enrichment and investing in the local community.

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.



Why train in Humber and North Lincolnshire?


Located close to the coast, the North Lincolnshire Wolds and both Cleethorpes and Grimsby, there is a lot to do, see and visit in this location. From countryside walks to paddle boarding, there are also plenty of chain and independent restaurants and cafes. The transport links provide easy access to the local area and even further afield.

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Visit North Lincolnshire

Virginie Barre


Meet the Humber and North 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.

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Hub partner schools

As part of your teacher training course in the East Midlands and South Lincolnshire, you will have the opportunity to get hands-on classroom experience in our partner schools.

National Modern Languages SCITT, Silverdale School, Bents Crescent, Sheffield, S11 9QH 0114 235 7980