Partnership with schools

The University of Exeter highly values working in partnership with some 300 schools across the South West (and in London). The relationships are strong and seen as key strengths by Ofsted who praised the collaborative nature of the partnerships. More about Partnership


Severe weather arrangements

In the event of severe weather, local radio stations normally provide details of school closures and whilst you will be expected to attend school if it is open, you should consider your own safety before travelling.  Please discuss specific arrangements with your placement school (and with your lead school if you are a School Direct Distance learning trainee) so you know how to contact them and what their expectations of you in such circumstances are.  You should report any absence to the University ( in the usual way.

DBS Checks

Here are Disclosure and Barring documents for Keeping Children Safe in Education (DfE March 2015, pdf) and the University of Exeter DBS process

Further information about the DBS requirements can be found in the ITT Criteria and Supporting Advice on the Handbooks Reports and Documents page of this website.


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