Brays Teaching School
Primary (2MXM)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Wolverhampton
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

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
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019

About the course

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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

Our programme is for those who are passionate about wanting to work in Special Education.

Through our strong alliance of good and outstanding special schools that educate pupils in a unique range of types of SEND and our mainstream partner schools we an offer you a rich and varied training experience.

We are happy for you to contact us prior to applying for advice or for us to arrange school experience.

We recognise that a 1 year PGCE is a demanding experience and previous trainees have praised our accessible and personal pastoral support.

We have a very high rate of trainees completing and passing our PGCE course. All of those who have completed our course in the last 4 years succeeded in finding teaching jobs.

Our Teaching School Alliance offers further training courses for NQTs, on various aspects of SEND pedagogy and on leadership development. As a result nearly all of those who have trained with us are still teaching.

About the accredited body

We have a close partnership and regularly review our training programme using feedback from trainees and schools.

Our programme combines the best of mainstream and SEND pedagogy and personalised tutorial support that is always available to you.

From 2019 trainees will begin with a mainstream placement to give them a framework of child development. They will then gain experience in differing types of SEND settings before selecting a final placement in the type that they prefer.

Training with disabilities and other needs

As a provider that specialises in SEND we are committed to supporting trainees who have disabilities or other needs because we believe that this gives you an insight into the needs of our pupils.

Our schools and the university all have accessibility plans and we will work closely with you to consider any reasonable adjustments that we can make to your training and school placements to enable you to succeed.

Contact details

0121 743 5730
Brays Road
West Midlands
B26 1NS


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: 1MR
  • Training programme code: 2MXM

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
Brays Road, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 1NS
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Support and advice

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