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.
About the accredited body
PGCE School Direct at Northumbria University Newcastle is an exciting opportunity to train in outstanding schools alongside highly experienced teacher mentors. Your School Based Training Plan is designed by the lead school and tailored to your skills and experience in more than one school and teach across different year groups within your training age phase.
Applicants are welcomed for Primary.
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.
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:
Training programme code:
Choose a training location
You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.
Ponteland Primary School
Thornhill Road, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9QB
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