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Our Partnership


Southend SCITT is the lead initial teacher training school for the South Essex Teaching School Alliance. 

An accredited provider of teacher training, the SCITT is based at Southend High School for Girls.  Training takes places across Southend and teacher trainees will experience a variety of schools during their year.

South Essex Teaching School Alliance is a partnership of schools and organisations in Southend, Essex, whose purpose is to provide outstanding education for the young people of Southend and beyond. 

Members of the Southend SCITT partnership:

Belfairs Academy   Chief Executive/Principal  Bev Williams 01702 509000

St Bernard's High School     Headteacher Tony Sharpe 01702 343583

Cecil Jones Academy   Executive Principal  Bev Williams & Greg Rodulfo Head of School  01702 440000 - dormant

Chase High School     Headteacher  Andrew James 01702 354441

The St Christopher School Headteacher  Jackie Mullan 01702 524193

The Eastwood Academy  Principal  Neil Houchen 01702 524341

The FitzWimarc School     Headteacher  Robert Harris  01268 743884

The King Edmund School     Headteacher   Jonathan Osborn 01702 545771

Lancaster School Headteacher  Melanie Hall     01702 342543

St Martin's School Headteacher Mike O'Sullivan   01277 238300

St Nicholas School     Headteacher  June Mitchell    01702 462322

Shoeburyness High School   Headteacher  Clare Costello 01702 292286

Southchurch High School - Headteacher Stuart Reynolds 01702900777

Southend High School for Boys    Headteacher  Dr Robin Bevan 01702 606200

Southend High School for Girls    Headteacher  Jason Carey  01702 588852

St Thomas More High School    Headteacher  Gemma Ackred 01702 344933

Westcliff High School for Girls  Headteacher  Dr Paul Hayman   01702 476026

Canterbury Christ Church University 01227 767700