St John's School and Sixth Form College
Computing (2K4G)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Carmel Teacher Training (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

About the course

Find out more at:
http://www.stjohnsrc.org.uk

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 Computing 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

At St John’s, we pride ourselves on being A Learning Community Guided by Gospel Values, where each individual is valued and nurtured to grow in confidence and to embrace their talents. As an outstanding, supportive and inclusive school, we respond to the changing needs of all our students across the age and ability range and we are committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning.

We pride ourselves on providing bespoke training for all our trainee teachers, focused on our high quality training provision from very experienced practitioners. The CTTP School Centred Initial Teacher Training course that our trainees follow aims to promote excellence in all aspects of education. This is achieved through high quality central and school-based training activities and regular observations with developmental feedback to secure progress throughout the training programme. Our overarching aim is to provide the most skilled and competent practitioners for our schools, improving the outcomes and life chances for young people.

A very high percentage of trainees on our programme gain employment at St John’s, or within one of the Carmel Teacher Training Partnership schools. St John’s School & Sixth Form College is a well-established provider, offering a friendly, nurturing and supportive environment for all trainees.

About the accredited body

Each trainee has a dedicated mentor within the school with whom they meet weekly, to guide and reflect on progress throughout the year. Each trainee is also supported by a Professional Tutor (PT), a school leader who meets with the trainee regularly, joint observes with the mentor, moderates and ensure that the trainee has an outstanding experience. The central team from CTTP are in regular contact to QA, moderate and support all trainees on their journey.

Training with disabilities and other needs

St John's School and Sixth Form College is fully accessible. Provision for additional support where needed is provided on site. Please contact Claire Hutton on chutton@carmel.org.uk with any specific disability access requirements.

Contact details

Email
prolston@stjohnsrc.org.uk
Telephone
01388 603246
Website
http://www.stjohnsrc.org.uk
Address
St John's School & Sixth Form College
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
Co. Durham
DL14 6JT

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: 1W4
  • Training programme code: 2K4G

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
Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland DL14 6JT
Yes -

Support and advice

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