Primary with The Bath and Mendip Partnership Teaching School Accredited provider: Bath Spa University

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time
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.tbmpts.com

About the course

This programme is a high-quality PGCE including QTS (qualified teacher status) with credits towards a Master’s degree.

Trainees will spend a minimum of 120 days in schools and a minimum of 60 days training.

Trainees will be offered full access to the CPD programme for teachers within The Bath and Mendip Partnership Teaching School.

This year we will be offering a SEND route. When completing your application please make it clear whether you would like to apply for Primary General or Primary General (SEN Specialism). The route you choose will need to be reflected in your personal statement when completing the application.

Interview process

Interviews will be conducted by the programme lead as well as senior colleagues from partner schools.

Candidates will be expected to take part in a group discussion, give a presentation to the recruitment panel, lead a short pupil group activity and undertake a written and numeracy task.

Normally only one interview is needed.

How school placements work

Students spend most of their year (20 weeks) in a "home school", with additional experiences in two contrasting primary schools or a special school for those opting to take the SEND route offered (two periods of eight weeks each).

All host schools are rated as good or outstanding.

Candidates will be expected to provide their own transport to their placements, some of which are in rural locations.

Fees

The course fees for 2019/2020 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,000
EU students £9,000

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

You will need to meet the national ITT criteria

Have a 2.2 degree (first degree from UK higher education institution or equivalent).

English, Maths, Science GCSE (A*-C).

Need to pass a skills test.

Personal qualities

You will need to:

  • Have experience of working with groups of children either in school or in other similar settings.
  • Be able to offer the teaching profession a high level of energy and commitment.
  • Be able to demonstrate resilience and determination.
  • Be passionate about engaging with children’s/young people’s learning journeys.
  • Can demonstrate holding high aspirations for yourself.

Other requirements

A DBS check will be required.

Contact details

Email
schooldirect@tbmpts.com
Telephone
01761 412198
Website
http://www.tbmpts.com
Address
Fosse Way School
Longfellow Road
Radstock
Bath

Apply

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: 1UW
  • Training programme code: 2B6W

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 Longfellow Road, Radstock, Bath, Somerset BA3 3AL

Advice and support

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