Central Foundaton Girls' School

Central Foundation Girls' School Sixth Form

Initial Teacher training

Here at Central, we believe ‘every moment should be a transformative moment’. We are experts in training teachers new to the profession, through a fully funded two year package.  We deliver a personalised training and support package for all our early careers teachers.

ITT through the MCot Partnership 

Train to teach English at our school with Mulberry College of Teaching

Central Foundation Girls School is a proud partner of Mulberry College of Teaching: MCoT is a school-based initial teacher training provider working with a strong partnership of local secondary schools based in East London. This means together we offer a richly integrated hub-school programme to ensure that you are immersed in the best evidence-informed research and practice in schools.

We are passionate about the transformative power of teaching. We strive to provide an inclusive and aspirational learning environment for all our students that focuses on excellent outcomes, collaboration, and creative teaching.









We invest in and value our teachers. By learning to teach with us, you will be immersed in schools and will learn from school-based subject-specialists as well as a range of expert practitioners whose practice is grounded in the best available research.

From October 2023, we will be open for applications to train to teach Secondary English for 2024-2025.

Visit Mulberry College of Teaching’s dedicated website below to find out more about our programme and how to apply: www.mulberrycollegeofteaching.org

ECT Programme

We provide an excellent environment for staff new to teaching to thrive and develop their intellectual curiosity. Our ECTs are happy and we have a strong focus on ensuring there are appropriate mechanisms in place to facilitate good wellbeing. We have an extensive initial teacher training package which allows teachers to feel supported and become evidence informed, innovative practitioners.

 We offer:

  • Through our partnership with ELTSH and UCL ECTs are given access to a wealth of networking opportunities and a fully resourced programme.
  • A reduced timetable in the first and second year of the ECF programme.
  • As an ECT year 1 and 2, a designated subject specialist as a mentor and time provision to meet with them regularly for support and collaboration.
  • Allocated Time in the timetable to attend online communities, face to face training and
  • An opportunity to engage in Evidence informed Inquiry based projects to develop innovative pedagogical approaches.
  • Advice and guidance from a range of teacher experts at the school.
  • Focus on wellbeing with the opportunities to engage in staff events such as quizzes, coffee mornings etc.
  • A personalised, collaborative and transparent approach to progress reviews and lesson drop-ins.
  • A designated SLT member who has termly wellbeing check-ins with all teacher trainees.
  • Membership of a personalised Enquiry group aimed specifically at Year 1 and 2 ECTs.


If you have any further questions about our teacher training please contact Ms Zaneb on szaneb@central.towerhamlets.sch.uk