St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester
Geography (28MM)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Durham SCITT
Financial support
Scholarship, bursary or 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.

Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019
Vacancies
No

About the course

Financial support

You could be eligible for either:

  • a scholarship of £28,000
  • a bursary of £26,000

To qualify for a scholarship you’ll need a degree of 2:1 or above in Geography or a related subject. For a bursary you’ll need a 2:2 or above in any subject.

You can’t claim both a bursary and a scholarship - you can only claim one.

Find out how to apply for a scholarship. You don’t need to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out how you’ll be paid.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

About the training provider

By choosing to do your training at St Bede’s you will be immersed in school life from the outset, interacting with students and learning first hand from outstanding teachers. We provide an innovative initial teacher training programme which will develop all aspects of your teaching repertoire and thoroughly prepare you for your NQT year. You will practise a broad range of skills in a bespoke training programme that will aim to develop you into an outstanding practitioner from the outset.

You will be allocated a subject mentor from our staff with vast experience to support you through the year. These outstanding classroom practitioners will introduce you to school life and help you to learn how to teach your subject and also provide you with regular feedback and guidance to improve.

St Bede’s works closely with Durham SCITT (School Centre Initial Teacher Training).

You will also complete a Primary placement and Placement B at a chosen Secondary School.

By choosing to train with St Bede’s, you will be working with other enthusiastic and talented trainees as well as outstanding staff.

About the accredited body

Durham SCITT has been training teachers since 2005 and ensures a personal approach is given to trainees making it a great place to learn. They will help you to grow and become a great teacher. The Subject Specialist programme (SSP) was recognised by Ofsted as outstanding and highly innovative practice.

Trainees have access to the purpose built learning centre in Newton Aycliffe - it ensures you get off to the best start in you career. As part of the evolution of ITT, Durham SCITT has grown, developing new partnerships and embracing the challenge of training teachers for the 21st century.

Training with disabilities and other needs

St Bede's Catholic School & Sixth Form College strives to ensure that their provision does not place applicants with declared disabilities at a disadvantage. We make anticipatory adjustments to promote positive equality of access for disabled applicants, including access to benefits, facilities and services. We provide as many opportunities as possible for applicants to identify any special arrangements they may require, for example when inviting them for interview and continue to provide this level of care throughout their journey with us.

We also ensure timely risk assessments are carried out to meet the needs of the individual.

Contact details

Email
aherdman@stbedes.durham.sch.uk
Telephone
01207520424
Website
http://www.stbedes.durham.sch.uk
Address
Consett Road
Lanchester
Durham
DH7 0RD

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