A day at Buckingham Palace

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Teach First Mr Mckelvie a member of our science team was invited to attend a Reception at Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Wales, Patron of Teach First, hosted the reception in the state rooms of Buckingham Palace.

Mr McKelvie joined Winifred Holtby Academy on the Teach First programme in 2013. Teach First coordinates an employment-based teaching training programme where- Qualified Teacher Status can be obtained by participating in a two-year training programme that involves the completion of a PGCE along with wider leadership skills training and an optional master's degree. Trainees are placed at participating primary and secondary schools where they commit to stay for the duration of the 2-year training programme.