English with Ashlawn Teaching School Accredited provider: The Cambridge Partnership

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time with salary
Financial support

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

About the course

Please see The Cambridge Partnership website for course information.


Interview process

Interviews will be conducted by Ashlawn Teaching School in conjunction with a representative from The Cambridge Partnership and a member of staff from the partner school in which you would be based.

How school placements work

You will be based in a host school but will undertake a short placement in a contrasting school.


Fees and salaries will be published in Oct 2018.

Financial support

Financial support isn’t available for this course because it comes with a salary.

If you choose a course without a salary, you may be eligible for financial support while you study, including bursaries, scholarships and loans.



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 (In exceptional circumstances we may consider below a 2:2). 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

Other requirements

You will be treated as a paid member of the school staff and as such will be expected to take on some of your own classes and additional duties such as a tutor group.

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

As an experienced provider, The Cambridge Partnership can provide the necessary support for schools and trainees to ensure that our trainees thrive in a high quality, reflective environment.

The Cambridge Partnership has a proven track record of training high quality teachers for our partner schools.

The Cambridge Partnership provides support for future teachers. We believe that developing reflective practice is the key to becoming an outstanding teacher and trainees are encouraged to challenge themselves to excel with the support of experienced mentors and school leaders.


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

01788 573425
Ashlawn Road
CV22 5ET


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: 2FPL

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

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