Primary with Seymour Park Community Primary School Accredited provider: The University of Manchester

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

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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

Our School Direct course is designed by Trafford Teaching School Alliance (TTSA) and the University of Manchester. Seymour Park Community Primary School is the lead school for School Direct in our alliance.

School Direct courses last one year and result in qualified teacher status (QTS) and award a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE). Our School Direct graduates have very high rates of employment and trainee satisfaction.

Who are we?

Trafford Teaching School Alliance is a Multiple Teaching School Alliance. The alliance is led by three very diverse high achieving schools:

•Longford Park School

•Seymour Park Community Primary School

•Tyntesfield Primary

Our School Direct programme is the beginning of a long-term professional development, career pathway.

The principle of “Growing Our Own Teachers” is a key incentive for the TTSA alliance, therefore we are committed to providing:

•A wide range of trainee placements across our diverse alliance which currently consists of fifty five partner schools.

•Opportunities to experience wide ranging provision includes: English as an additional language (EAL), Special Educational Needs (SEN), Behaviour Management, Inclusion.

•Accredited Tutors and management of clusters enables us to ensure the highest quality of provision.

Core Values

What is important to us

•Growing and developing future teachers

•Investing time and energy in supporting and challenging trainees

•Creating a long term career pathway – from initial trainees to highly effective, reflective practitioners and building potential for future school leaders and managers

•Offering high quality training and excellent Continuous Professional Development across the teaching school alliance.

About the accredited provider

The University of Manchester is an Outstanding Initial Teacher Education training provider; a prestigious, major Strategic Partner.

Training with disabilities and other needs

TTSA values the diversity and unique contribution that all trainees bring.

Contact details

0161 872 1150
Seymour Park Community Primary
Northumberland Road
Old Trafford


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: 26Y
  • Training programme code: 2QHY

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 Northumberland Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 9QE

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