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Red Kite Teacher Training is one of the largest school-based providers of teacher training in North and West Yorkshire.

We work in partnership with schools across the region, as well as the University of Leeds, to train new teachers who are confident in the classroom and are sought after by future employers as accomplished practitioners.

Visit the Red Kite Teacher Training website and start your journey to a rewarding career

"I believe the training provided by Red Kite has prepared me fully for my NQT year and beyond. I've felt fully supported by everyone at Red Kite throughout my entire training year. The ITT year is not an easy one, but having such consistent and effective training and support has made such a difference."

Sophie Ziliukas
Ilkley Grammar School

"Gaining experience in a real school setting before applying to Red Kite was invaluable in preparing me for the course...I have absolutely loved my experience with Red Kite. From the outset, the team have always been so supportive, professional, approachable, and just an email or phone call away. One of my main worries about teacher training was becoming overwhelmed."

Luise Horner

"I had been a teaching assistant for two years when I decided I was ready to train to be a teacher...My placement schools were excellent, I always felt a part of the team, not just as a student but as a teacher. Advice and support was always readily available, whenever I needed it, from any member of staff. I really enjoyed my teacher training and I would encourage anyone who is thinking about applying to do so."

Alex Whitelow
Western Primary School

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By becoming part of the Red Kite family, you’ll be choosing some of the highest quality training around and giving yourself the strongest possible chance of landing your dream teaching job.

We’re a supportive, caring and inclusive community of expert trainers and partner schools who share a collective belief that classroom-based training provides the very best start to your teaching career.

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Our network of training partners provides access to a wide range of schools in a number of different geographies and communities – giving you the chance to understand what kind of teacher you are and discover how you want to make a difference to the lives of young people.

Our commitment to diversity in all its forms attracts a rich cross-section of trainees. In addition, our exclusive partnership with the University of Leeds ensures that our evidenced & research-based training methods are always at the forefront of educational thinking.

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Our past trainees confirm our strong belief that community, flexibility and a focus the needs of the individual are the qualities that set us apart from other training providers.

All of our training is ‘designed nationally but delivered locally’. Every element meets strict national standards but we’ll tailor them around you and ensure that your placements take account both of your personal circumstances and your professional aspirations. You’ll also have the full support of your own personal mentors and a team of Early Career Leaders every step of the way.

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Austhorpe Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH

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