Student Teachers

We prepare our professional candidates for their careers in education by providing in-classroom and or a physical outdoor teaching experiences.

Exclusively for Students from the
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following their placement
2016 -2017 
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The Heritage School is the perfect place for Education students to get hands-on experience working in classrooms or working on the sports field. The Heritage School offers education from Infants through to Sixth Form and a whole host of sporting opportunities from Archery to Rowing. The Heritage School offers Teaching Students the choice in which area they would like to teach whether in the Infant, Junior, Senior or Sports Department or even a combination.

We only offer places to students taking an education related degree; the most common is the BA (hons) in Education with Psychology, Chemistry with Education or Sport and Social Sciences. The School currently only offers this programme to Bath University, UK.

Student teaching is a requirement for anyone seeking certification as a teacher in elementary or secondary education. Students receive their residency certification as the first step toward professional certification. Candidates must apply to Francis Peppett, Placements Officer Department for Education and the Department for Health, University of Bath and also fill in the application form on this page.

Student Teachers are given free accommodation in our state of the art boarding house. Students share a room with either one or two others, they also have a lounge area. The School also offers cooked breakfast, Lunch and Dinner free everyday during term time. The boarding house chief is a five star Hotel Chief so expect excellent international meals check out the menu here. All student Teachers are expected to help out in the boarding house with light supervision duties as well as taking students on weekend excursions and shopping trips[


Zimbabwe is a fantastic destination for students as it offers great deals for backpacking. Zimbabwe has some of the best wildlife national parks in Africa! and not forgetting one of the seven wonders of the world, “Victoria Falls” a truly wonderful sight, At Vic Falls you can also bungee jump into the Zambezi gorge, Go white water rafting (all day) in some of the toughest rapids in the world. Go on canoe safaris, Ride African Elephants etc.. why not visit Shearwater’s website for more info by clicking here.

We also have lots of great place to visit for the day from the school, places like wildlife parks, great scenic walks, places to fish, over 20 golf courses and of course many bars and restaurants.

The Heritage School is situated in the Northern suburb of Borrowdale Brooke. The Borrowdale Brooke estate is a golf estate with over 700 houses and our school. So if you are a golfer there is no better location as we have special deals for our Student Teachers at the club house.

If you are a current Bath University Student and are interested in a placement opportunity at the Heritage School, simply click on the “APPLY TODAY” button at the top left-hand side of this page, and complete the short online application form.

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