Wandle Teaching School Alliance
English and Drama (3F44)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
UCL, University College London (University of London)
Financial support
Bursary or student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It’s also recognised internationally.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Date you can apply from
16 January 2019
Date course starts
September 2019
Vacancies
No

About the course

Find out more at:
http://www.wandletsa.com

Financial support

You’ll get a bursary of £15,000 if you have a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject.

You don’t have to apply for a bursary - you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out how you’ll be paid.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

About the training provider

Train to become a teacher with the Wandle Teaching School Alliance ( WTSA) and benefit from a tailored programme of personal development and support from outstanding, experienced professionals. Our aim is to always keep you at the centre of everything we do. Our programmes are high challenge and high support as we believe in preparing you to become the best possible teacher you can be.

Our Alliance of over forty members, based in south and south west London, offers a unique opportunity to train within a wide range of schools, Primary, Secondary and Special.

Training with us will enable you to gain an in-depth experience of all aspects of teaching and learning within a secure and caring environment.

We offer additional workshops throughout the year to develop your professional learning and practice to the highest level, for example, you will be able to take part in the Child Exploitation and Online Protection training, leading to the CEOPS certificate.

We are a dynamic and collaborative learning community and we look forward to you starting your teaching career with us.

About the accredited body

UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a global leader in teacher education. Their programmes are recognised by Ofsted as “outstanding” in every criterion across Primary and Secondary Education. Wandle TSA has a long established collaboration with the IOE and is recognised as one of their principal partners in teacher training. We have excellent transport links from our schools to the IOE in central London and students enjoy a well thought out challenging ,highly supportive PGCE programme. We have employed many of our PGCE students from this programme and several are now in middle and senior leadership positions in our schools.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Wandle TSA aims to create an environment that enables anyone to participate fully in the mainstream of school life.

We address disability, as defined by the Equality Act 2010:

• mobility and sensory impairments

• mental health issues

• specific learning difficulties (SpLD), including the autistic spectrum and Aspergers Syndrome

• medical conditions which may have an impact on day-to-day activities

All our partner universities have well established student support services. Wandle TSA proactively works with our partner’s student services in meeting the needs of our PGCE students. A wide range of support services is available to students through the universities with reference to all of the above.

We encourage you to make contact with us as early in the application process as possible so as we can work with the university in identifying services appropriate to your individual needs. In the first instance you should contact the Director of the Teaching School, Mr Denys Wallace on dwallace5.212@lgflmail.org .

Our aim is to ensure that there as few barriers as possible to prevent you studying successfully. We therefore work closely with the university tutorial teams to customise programmes as necessary.

The universities will provide ICT enabling support and our schools will help you understand, use and customise the accessibility options built-in to your devices

Alliance schools provide access for students with mobility impairments and have dedicated car parking allocated for the duration of school placements. Specific mobility issues for the individual schools will be addressed in collaboration with you.

Contact details

Email
dwallace5.212@lgflmail.org
Telephone
02087722521
Website
http://www.wandletsa.com
Address
Chesterton Teaching School
Dagnall Street
Battersea
London
SW11 5DT

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