Bridging the Tamar Learning Alliance
Primary (Physical Education) (2RWS)

QTS full time

Accredited body
Plymouth Marjon University
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
QTS

QTS (qualified teacher status) allows you to teach in state schools in England.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU, the EEA and Switzerland. You should check with the institution you’d like to teach in for confirmation. The status of QTS in these countries may change after the UK leaves the EU. Please check GOV.UK for updates.

To teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, you may wish to consider a ‘PGCE (or PGDE) with QTS’ qualification instead.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020
Website
http://www.sir-robert-gefferys.cornwall.sch.uk

About the course

This course is run from Sir Robert Geffery's School in Landrake (which is close to the Tamar Bridge and Plymouth). Sir Robert Geffery's is an outstanding school that has had a high level of success in teacher training. Bridging the Tamar SLEs provide additional training throughout the year.

The students will work alongside PE Specialist teachers in the afternoons as well as learning to deliver Maths and English in the morning sessions.

Students will have the opportunity to also develop other subject specialisms in the primary curriculum by working alongside our specialist delivery team.

As Bridging the Tamar is a small Teaching School, we pride ourselves in the ability to bespoke the training to meet the needs of our successful candidates.

Interview process

Interviews are arranged throughout the year when we invite candidates to spend a day at the school meeting the staff and pupils. During the day a lesson will be taught and a presentation made to the School Council. Representatives from the Governing Body and Marjons usually attend the formal interview process.

How school placements work

During the training, students work across the whole primary age range. Two practices will take place at the lead school and one other at a contrasting school. This is to improve the employability of students leaving the course.

Fees

The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,000
EU students £9,000

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

Second class degree or above

GCSEs in English, Maths and Science

Skills Tests

Personal qualities

We look for enthusiastic learners who thrive in a busy and exciting environment. Potential to become an inspirational practitioner who can motivate others.

Passion for PE and talent in sports

Other requirements

Please record all qualifications on application.

Successful candidates will need to have an enhanced dbs check

About the training provider

Sir Robert Geffery's School and Ermington School work together to provide high quality learning for their students. We suggest you look at both schools' websites and we are happy to talk to you at any stage during the application process. Working together, we can support placements in Devon or Cornwall.

As a small teaching school we can bespoke the training to meet the needs of individual students.

Students work along outstanding practitioners at Ofsted rated outstanding schools where a broad balanced curriculum is maintained. Contrasting placements are available, so that you can complete your training with a CV that will help successful job applications. with experience to make your training successful. As well as training provided by Marjons we use our own Specialist Leaders in Education to run additional curriculum courses and we support the teaching application process.

Both Ermington and Sir Robert Geffery's have been recognised in numerous ways over many years, holding Artsmark awards, Eco School awards, International Schools awards, Basic Skills Quality Mark and Sports awards. The extra curricular experiences offered enhance the creative curriculum delivered in both schools.

Ring to visit we would love to consider you for our course.

Training with disabilities and other needs

The schools will work in partnership with students to meet their individual needs as required.

Contact details

Email
head@sir-robert-gefferys.cornwall.sch.uk
Telephone
01752851362
Website
http://www.sir-robert-gefferys.cornwall.sch.uk
Address
School Road
Landrake
Saltash
Cornwall
PL12 5EA

Apply

Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.

Visit Get into Teaching for guidance on applying for teacher training.

When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:

  • Training provider code: 165
  • Training programme code: 2RWS

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.

Location Vacancies Code
Main Site
School Road, Landrake, Saltash PL12 5EA
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