The Compton School
Design and Technology (3FQ5)

PGCE with QTS full time with salary

Accredited body
Compton SCITT
Financial support

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
27 March 2019
Date course starts
September 2019

Financial support

Financial support isn’t available for this course because it comes with a salary.

If you choose a course without a salary, you may be eligible for financial support while you study, including bursaries, scholarships and loans.

About the training provider

The Compton School is the 'Lead School' for 28 excellent Primary and Secondary schools in North London. As a lead school, The Compton School work with The Compton SCITT and UCL Institute of Education to offer a full range of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) courses.

The Compton SCITT is an Outstanding ITT provider (Ofsted 2017) and based at The Compton School. The continuing professional development of staff has been at the heart of our sustained success as an Ofsted graded Outstanding Teaching School (2018). We have an excellent track record in training, retaining and developing staff as outstanding classroom practitioners, middle and senior leaders.

Our trainee teachers train alongside The Compton School's outstanding staff all year before qualifying as teachers. Senior teachers from The Compton School and across the partnership, who are working on national programmes of education and regularly training teachers from across the UK, deliver first class training in school each week. This ensures our trainee teachers are receiving the best and most current education and theory practice.

Our strap line states that “trainees will receive an immersive training programme where they are working alongside outstanding teachers with current and relevant experience.”

We believe that our school based route to qualified teacher status will offer you an in-depth opportunity to work in a systematic, sustained way alongside outstanding teachers

Above all, we are committed to delivering a first class “hands on” training programme that will provide you with the foundations for an outstanding career in teaching.

About the accredited body

The Compton SCITT is an Outstanding ITT provider (Ofsted 2017) and based at The Compton School.

The Compton SCITT has been training teachers for 5 years and is well established in producing excellent teachers. 100% of trainees have secured employment and have embarked on a most fantastic and rewarding career.

The Compton SCITT Partnership is proud to accredit both Primary and Secondary School Direct Salaried places in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Computing
  • Modern Languages
  • History
  • Geography
  • Design & Technology
  • Primary

Training with disabilities and other needs

All candidates regardless of disability are welcome to apply to The Compton School. Any access or special provisions will be catered for on a case-by-case basis.

Contact details

0208 368 1783
The Compton School
Summers Lane
North Finchley
N12 0QG


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