The Wider Ponteland Partnership
Primary (2YVQ)

QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

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

If you want to teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, consider a course that gives you the qualification ‘postgraduate certificate in education with qualified teacher status’ instead.

Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019

About the course

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

About the training provider

Thank you for your interest in training to become a teacher through the School Direct programme in The Wider Ponteland Partnership based at Ponteland Primary School. We are pleased to be working in partnership with Northumbria University. Northumbria University is recognised by OFSTED as an outstanding provider of initial teacher education across all age phases.

The Wider Ponteland Partnership incorporates schools in the Ponteland, Cramlington and Morpeth partnerships. We are a group of schools comprising of 8 primary schools. The schools vary in size and character and include 4 faith schools. The schools work closely together to:

  • Promote collaborative practice and mutual respect within our partnerships and communities.
  • Facilitate a high quality and positive learning climate for pupils, staff and trainees.
  • Ensure learning is personalised, so that all of our children, staff and trainees have the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
  • Provide a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum which is challenging, realistic and responsive to changing needs and opportunities.
  • Aspire continually to excel throughout all we do. Recognise and

celebrate achievement of all.

For further information about any of our schools please visit Ponteland Primary School

We are pleased to have been allocated places for 2019/20.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Applicants who would benefit from disabled access should let us know on their application so that they can be considered for placements at the appropriate schools.

Contact details

Ponteland Primary School
Thornhill Road


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: 16S
  • Training programme code: 2YVQ

Choose a training location

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

Name Address Code
Ponteland Primary School Thornhill Road, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9QB Y

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