The Beckfoot School Direct Partnership
Primary (35XF)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Leeds Trinity University
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

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.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019
Website
http://www.beckfoot.org
Vacancies
No

About the course

Leeds Trinity University offers Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Initial Teacher Training courses in a number of subject areas. PGCE students are also registered to study for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education qualification (FHEQ Level 7).

How school placements work

The PGCE Primary (5-11) is designed as a 1 year, full time course. The course consists of three stages:

Stage 1

University-based training includes:

Professional Studies (including planning, safety and safeguarding, behaviour, class management and teaching for inclusion and diversity)

Curriculum understanding in English, Maths, ICT, History, Science/DT, FL, Art and PE.

Weekly serial visits to school-based training 1 placement and a block of school-based training block.

Stage 2

University-based training includes:

Professional Studies (including differentiation and SEN)

Curriculum understanding in English, Maths, ICT, History, Science/DT, Art, and PE

A block of school-based training

Stage 3

University-based training includes:

Curriculum understanding in English, working with children with EAL, Geography, Learning outside the Classroom, RE and music

Legal responsibilities

Professional expectations

Preparation for career entry

Developing specialist interest

A block of school-based training

Each stage of the programme consists of a University-based block and school-based training block, the first running from September until November, the second running from November until the end of February and the third running from March until the end of June.​

Fees

The course fees for 2019/2020 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
EU students £9,250

The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2018/19 is £9250. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

A good honours degree (2ii or above and preferably single honours).​

GCSE Grade C (or accepted equivalent) English, Mathematics, Science.

We offer our GCSE equivalency tests to those who have a conditional place on the course but do not already have these qualifications.

About the training provider

At Beckfoot, our school motto is “Enjoy - Learn – Succeed”. Our students are at the heart of all we do, and we want to train teachers who are committed to these values.

The Beckfoot School Direct Partnership is a collaboration between all schools in the Beckfoot Trust (Primary, Secondary and Special), and Immanuel College. All schools are located within a 20 minute drive of Beckfoot, making planning and experiencing placements easier.

Beckfoot was rated “Outstanding” in all areas by Ofsted, and working alongside Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Beckett University and Bradford Birth-19 SCITT, we take a lead role in delivering exceptional teacher training, supported by a clear vision and a powerful ethos that every single student can achieve great things.

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About the accredited body

Leeds Trinity University has been synonymous with high quality teacher training since 1966.

Over the years, we’ve diversified and expanded to become one of the UK’s top 15 universities for teaching quality and student experience*, but an unwavering commitment to outstanding teacher training has remained at the heart of what we do.

*The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Training with disabilities and other needs

The Board is opposed to any discrimination against any person with a disability, based on assumptions of their ability or otherwise to carry out the duties of the post to which they were appointed in school.

Where applicable, all candidates with disabilities who meet the basic essential criteria for a post will be

interviewed.

Under the Equality Act 2010, reasonable provision will be made for adjustments to a member of staff’s working conditions or environment for any person with a disability appointed to a post in school, where the adjustments are reasonably practicable

Contact details

Email
schooldirect@beckfoot.org
Telephone
01274771444
Website
http://www.beckfoot.org
Address
Wagon Lane
Bingley
Bingley
West Yorkshire
BD16 1EE

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