Mathematics with Ashlawn Teaching School Accredited provider: University of Leicester

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time
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.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019
Website
http://www.ashlawn.org.uk/

About the course

Please see the University of Leicester website for course information.

(https://le.ac.uk/courses/school-direct-secondary-education-pgce/2019)

Interview process

Initial interviews will be conducted at Ashlawn School, Rugby and then a follow-up whole day interview at Leicester Uni. (https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/medicine/applying/interview)

How school placements work

You will have two contrasting school placements, one before Christmas and one after.

Fees

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

Fees are based on 2018/19 rates and are possibly subject to change for 2019/20.

Financial support

You could be eligible for either:

  • a scholarship of £22,000
  • a bursary of £20,000

With a scholarship or bursary, you’ll also get early career payments of £5,000 each in your third and fifth year of teaching (£7,500 in some areas of England).

To qualify for a scholarship you’ll need a degree of 2:1 or above in maths 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.

Financial support from the training provider

Bursaries and Scholarships will be announced in Oct 2018.

Requirements

Qualifications

You should be a graduate, with a degree from a UK Higher Education Institution or equivalent qualification. This should be a 2:2 or above. It is beneficial to have a degree in the subject that you wish to teach, or at least a strong A level.

You must also possess a standard equivalent to a grade C in the GCSE examinations in English Language and Mathematics.

Personal qualities

We require:

*A desire to teach and work with young people

*Interest in and commitment to education and children

*A flexible approach to learning and teaching

*Good oral and written communication

*A readiness to listen and share

About the training provider

Ashlawn Teaching School (Innovation Learning and Leadership Alliance) is a partnership of schools in Rugby, Warwickshire, and Leicestershire. Together we seek to provide teacher training opportunities based in local schools with a common core of development opportunities focussed on the wider educational community. We create personalised training programmes with a breadth of experience and outstanding support to develop balanced well-rounded teaching professionals. At the heart of our alliance is the desire to provide learning communities where students can experience outstanding learning.

Our School Direct Alliance is led by Ashlawn School, an outstanding bilateral secondary academy, which has an outstanding record of training teachers with experienced mentors across a wide range of secondary subjects.

About the accredited provider

This course is made up of both campus-based sessions - which will give you a grounding in the principles of good teaching practice - and school-based placements giving you the chance to apply your knowledge and experience a wide range of classroom situations. These placements will be in contrasting schools to give you a broad range of experience.

By the end of the course, you will achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and awarded a University of Leicester PGCE.

(https://le.ac.uk/courses/school-direct-secondary-education-pgce/2019)

Training with disabilities and other needs

Ashlawn Teaching School team tailor our training process to the specific needs of each trainee and we work closely with our partner schools and universities to ensure this critical training year runs as smoothly as possible for each trainee's individual needs.

Contact details

Email
greenwaya@ashlawn.org.uk
Telephone
01788 573425
Website
http://www.ashlawn.org.uk/
Address
Ashlawn Road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV22 5ET

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: 1XO
  • Training programme code: 2FP8

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 Ashlawn Road, Rugby, Warwickshire CV22 5ET

Advice and support

For questions about this course you should contact the training provider using the contact details above.

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