Established in 1993 to train teachers in local schools, they boast high employability and retention rates that demonstrate the quality of their training. Their Ofsted gradings of "Outstanding" for both Primary and Secondary teacher training make them one of the leading teacher training providers in the country. They train teachers in Bromley, Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich and East Sussex.
BSC aim to develop reflective, confident, skilled, adaptable, robust, well-rounded and resilient teachers. Their training is school centered, and influenced by the reality, challenges and rewards of working in schools that serve their local communities. Teachers are nurtured to support young people thrive and succeed. Their outstanding training is consistent and informed by a dialogue around effective learning.
The training is designed to be progressive, so as to provide professional and personal growth, through a scaffolded work based learning model that responds to the needs of each trainee.
Mentors and trainers are chosen for their expertise and every trainee has the opportunity to work with experienced teachers. Together, they help future teachers to develop a mastery of their craft and lay the foundations for future professional progression.