Social Sciences with Sidney Stringer Academy Accredited provider: The Coventry SCITT

Course offered
QTS full time
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

The Coventry SCITT is run by teachers and senior leaders in 28 schools across Coventry. We are committed to the very best outcomes for trainees and pupils. Many of these schools are outstanding. The purpose of the Coventry SCITT is to train the very best teachers to improve life chances for Coventry pupils. The bespoke high quality training has been written and delivered by consistently outstanding teachers. We know that learning how to teach does not just happen overnight, it takes time and support and that is what The Coventry SCITT will give to you. You can expect the following from The Coventry SCITT:

• By the end of the year you will have QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and a PGCE from Birmingham City University which is 60 MA credits.

• Excellent training venues and facilities all around Coventry, hosted by our partner schools where you can speak to other trainees, gain advice from mentors or simply plan your lessons.

• Training is written by outstanding teachers to help to ensure that you are delivering good or outstanding lessons by the end of your training year.

• We are committed to providing many layers of support to ensure that you flourish. You will have a subject mentor who will meet with you weekly as well extra mentors to give you additional support and guidance.

• Many of our schools have large SEN departments and there will be many opportunities for you to be involved in these departments.

Training with disabilities and other needs

The Coventry SCITT is an inclusive teacher training programme and all schools are committed to providing bespoke training for any candidate including those with disabilities and other needs.

Interviews are held in accessible locations and specific needs can be catered for during the interview process. Any candidate who requires additional time to complete any section of the interview is supported with this in advance.

The SCITT team provide excellent pastoral support to all trainees and tailored one to one support for any candidate or trainee with a disability or other need.

Through-out the course, if trainees require any additional support a plan is produced in consultation with all relevant parties, to ensure the trainee succeeds.

Contact details

Sidney Stringer Academy
2 Primrose Hill Street
West Midlands


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: 18K
  • Training programme code: 35J7

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location and give the relevant training location code.

Code Name Address
- Main Site Sidney Stringer Academy, 2 Primrose Hill Street, Coventry CV1 5LY

Advice and support

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