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Diocese of Leeds BKCAT Alliance

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​​​​The Diocese of Leeds BKCAT Alliance provides the opportunity to train to teach alongside serving outstanding teachers in a scheme overseen by St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College, a Leading Edge school. 

​St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College

St Wilfrid's has a national reputation as an award-winning school that makes it an ideal leader of Leeds Trinity's innovative approach to school-based teacher training.

St Wilfrid's initial involvement in School Direct was in partnership with Hallam Teaching School Alliance (TSA) and has now expanded into a large School Direct partnership working with 16 schools across primary and secondary years.

Training with the Diocese of Leeds BKCAT Alliance can be tailored to your needs and the type of school you are drawn to with experience available in a range of settings. All the schools are committed to playing a significant role in training up their own future teachers as part of this collaborative network.
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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Pontefract, leads t​he primary aspect of the Diocese of Leeds BKCAT Alliance offering opportunities to train in an environment described by OFSTED as 'exciting and challenging' alongside outstanding practitioners. The school was graded by OFSTED as outstanding in all areas.

Our alliance schools are located in West Yorkshire around Wakefield, Leeds and Dewsbury and North Yorkshire around Harrogate.

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Subjects offered

  • Business Studies
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography​​
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science with Biology
  • Science with Chemistry
  • Science with Physics​

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