Primary with Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance Accredited provider: Nottingham Trent University

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

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

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

About the training provider

We are delighted that you are considering training with our Alliance and we would really like you to apply to join us. Providing a high level of care and support for our trainees is part of our ethos. Our places are open to all applicants who share our values and are passionate about supporting the learning of our students.

Our Alliance is founded on the principle of collaboration and an absolute belief that by working together we can improve outcomes for all students in all of our schools. Our schools have a long record of partnership with our Higher Education partners in helping to train teachers. School Direct gives us the chance to select and train our own outstanding teachers of the future.

If you choose to train with us you can expect:

*successful trainees will obtain a PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) and QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) by the end of the programme

*a programme that gives you four days a week in school and one day a week at University

*the chance to observe and work with outstanding teachers

*outstanding mentoring from an experienced and trained mentor

*a bespoke programme of support sessions

*a comprehensive induction programme

*a second school placement in a contrasting school

We are working in partnership with Nottingham Trent University, University of Leicester, University of Derby and Bishop’s Grosseteste Lincoln.

We are committed to identifying, training and developing outstanding teachers of the future.

About the accredited provider

Nottingham Trent University was named University of the Year 2017

The title is the most coveted honour in the prestigious Times Higher Education awards, rightly dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the higher education sector.

Nottingham Institute of Education's reputation is long established. We've been training teachers for over 50 years. Our greatest strength is our extensive links with schools and educational settings. These relationships enable every student to gain experience through placement in a wide variety of educational environments.

You will receive lots of support based around your school placements, planning sessions, mentors and pastoral support from your tutors and colleagues.

Training with disabilities and other needs

We coordinate support and access arrangements for disabled applicants with specific learning difficulties. We work with academic staff, Universities and external agencies to meet individual access requirements.

Our commitment is to ensure that everybody has an equal opportunity to become an active part of school life irrelevant of their needs.

The Teaching School is committed to equality and aims to comply with the Equality Act (2010).

Contact details

0115 982 4280
The Becket Way
Wilford Lane
West Bridgford


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: 1YD
  • Training programme code: 2LYB

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location and give the relevant training location code.

Code Name Address
B Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy Listowel Crescent, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 9BH
3 Holy Cross Primary Catholic Voluntary Academy Leen Mills Lane, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 8BZ
R English Martyrs Willow Crescent, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6EH
Z St Augustine's Catholic Primary School Mapperley Road, Nottingham NG3 4JS
D Saint Margaret Clitherow Mildenhall Crescent, Bestwood Park, Nottingham NG5 5RS
N Saint Philip Neri with St Bede Catholic Voluntary Academy Rsoemary Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG19 6AA
4 The Good Shepherd Primary Catholic Academy Somersby Road, Woodthorpe, Nottingham NG5 4LT
W St Patrick's Catholic Primary & Nursery School Coronation Avenue, Wilford, Nottingham NG11 7AB
O Our Lady & St Edward Primary & Nursery Catholic Voluntary Academy Gordon Road, St. Ann s, Nottingham NG3 2LG
M Holy Trinity Catholic Voluntary Academy Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU
E St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School Tewkesbury Close, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5NH
A St Alban's Catholic Primary School Newstead Avenue,, Chaddesden, Derby DE21 6NU

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