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. 

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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.

The General Data Protection Regulations came into effect on 25 May 2018 and the ITE Partnership Office has specific Privacy Policies that relate to the data we hold for both our trainees and also the school staff who work with them.

Partnership Office Privacy Policy (Trainees)

Partnership Office Privacy Policy (School Staff)

The University of Exeter is a data controller and the privacy notices explain how the University processes and uses the personal data we collect.

If you have any queries in relation to this please contact the Partnership Office on 013920 724841 or via

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