Primary with Princess May Primary School Accredited provider: London Metropolitan 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

At Princess May Primary School we are committed to ensuring all of our children have the best possible start to their learning journey. We create a safe, welcoming, nurturing environment which fosters a sense of belonging. We are a highly inclusive school. In September 2017 Princess May Primary School received a School for Success Award from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, which recognises exceptional schools in the capital. Princess May was recognised in the Schools for Success Awards because they have achieved results above the expected rate of progress for significant numbers of pupils, including the disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils.

Princess May is proud to be a Lead School for ‘Schools Direct @ London Met’, with a partnership of schools, and we are now recruiting trainee teachers for September 2019. We specialise in providing PGCE’s in Primary with QTS. Princess May has a long standing involvement and commitment to teacher training, in partnership with London Metropolitan University. Our School Direct route leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and PGCE, which carries 60 Masters Level credits. We offer a blend of school-based experience and university-led learning which ensures a breadth and depth of experience and exposure to a wide range of teaching practices. Students will be part of a school team from the start, based in an identified class with an experienced teacher. Many of our class teachers started their teaching careers as schools direct students themselves, so they have a wealth of experience to offer.

About the accredited provider

London Metropolitan University has a long history of providing high quality Initial Teacher Education from its base in Holloway Road, and is a principal trainer of teachers wishing to work in and around London. Its diverse student body reflects the multicultural contexts in which they teach. The ITE provision it offers has been rated as ‘Good’, by Ofsted. London Metropolitan University have devised the training programmes and will be the provider of the tuition for School Direct students.

Schools Direct @ London Met is a partnership of schools working together with London Metropolitan University to provide high-quality teacher training places.

Training with disabilities and other needs

As a school we are happy to discuss individual access requirements. Facilities at present include a disabled toilet located on the ground floor. The ground floor of the building is wheel chair accessible from the nursery only.

Contact details

Princess May Road


Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.

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When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:

  • Training provider code: 234
  • Training programme code: 2LLJ

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 Princess May Road, London N16 8DF

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