George Abbot SCITT

Welcome to George Abbot School Centred Initial Teacher Training. We are a small teacher training provider with excellent results.

Operating as usual


It’s important to unwind and manage your time. What will you do this weekend to allow you time to switch off?


Today we popped into the main school for our next visit! Richard learnt all about calculating the area of non-conventional shapes with one of our maths trainees! We are lucky to have our own training wing based in George Abbot School but we are even luckier to be visiting our trainees and mentors to see all they have learnt!


Today my road trip took me to Guildford County School where I enjoyed learning about ‘Musique de la Fete’ with Year 8 and seeing hard work paying off!


It wasn’t quite this sunny at Midhurst Rother College this afternoon, but I got a warm welcome to Caitlin’s English classroom where they were studying The Crucible. Great to see the progress made by our trainees and the pupils. Bravo!


It’s Tom is busy rehearsing his explanation of factorisation for his Year 7 lesson. Deliberate Practice really works!


This week our trainee teachers are focusing on the quality of their explanations in our second ‘Intensive Training and Practice’ week. We have taken inspiration from


Rachel is training in DT (Food) and has learnt the importance of insisting that pupils follow her expectations! This half term we have focused on expectations and now that hard work is paying off!


Headteacher at Brighton Hill Community School, Basingstoke, talks Initial Teacher Training and how you can train in his school next year! Delighted to be part of the teaching revolution with and


What a fabulous afternoon celebrating the class of 2023 at Guildford Cathedral. Joining with our colleagues from South Farnham SCITT with teachers from early years through to KS5 was such a special experience.


Busy preparing at Guildford Cathedral for Graduation. Please share and tag your graduation pictures with us. of 2023


Ruby is a DT trainee based at Winston Churchill School in Woking. Self-care is important so we are delighted to hear that Ruby has learnt the importance of ‘being kind to herself and patient’ when measuring her progress! What a great first half term! Well done Ruby!


Our trainees have had an introduction to SEND in the mainstream classroom today in their professional studies session.


Celebrating World Teacher day with our SCITT trainees from the last 25 years

Photos from George Abbot SCITT's post 27/09/2023

Enjoying our first ‘intensive training and practice week’. We are developing effective routines and transitions. Now we have used deliberate practice to rehearse our routines, we are classroom ready! Bring on the pupils tomorrow!

Photos from George Abbot SCITT's post 11/05/2023

Are you looking to apply for teacher training starting in September 2023? Not sure where to start or have questions? Join us for a virtual information event. Please visit our website to book a place.


Are you looking to apply for teacher training starting in September 2023? Not sure where to start or have questions? Join us for a virtual information event. Please visit our website to book a place.


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George Abbot SCITT, Woodruff Avenue

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm
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