History with Arden Alliance Accredited provider: The University of Warwick

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time
Financial support
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.

Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
August 2019

About the course

Financial support

You’ll get a bursary of £12,000 if you have a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject.

You don’t have to apply for a bursary - 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.

About the training provider

Training To Teach with Arden Teaching School Alliance…

• Arden TS Alliance is a made up of a group of Primary and Secondary schools predominately based in Solihull

• We work with the University of Warwick, a highly prestigious Russell Group University, who have been graded ‘outstanding’ in all categories of their teacher training provision

Why Train With Us?

• You will be trained by outstanding practitioners

• We provide a highly personalised and targeted approach to draw upon your existing strengths and facilitate a plan to improve areas for development

• There will be a focus on subject pedagogy which results in high-calibre trainees who are very well prepared to meet the learning needs of their students

• You will gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), a requirement to teach in the state school system as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT), along with the academic qualification of a PGCE

• Our Alliance Days are designed to complement the training provided by the University of Warwick and are bespoke to the needs of all trainees year on year

What sets the Arden Alliance apart is our commitment to rigorous and supportive training that develops you as an individual to be a well-rounded member of the teaching profession and enhances your future employability. Our delivery of subject specific pedagogy by outstanding teachers in their field is unique and research shows that this is the most effective form of professional development.

About the accredited provider

The University of Warwick is a top-ranked university, with Ofsted Outstanding teacher education courses. If you study there, you will become a confident teacher, able to make a real difference to young people's development. You will see learners engaging in active and independent learning, and they will develop their knowledge and grow into young adults under your care.

They will provide you with the skills needed to forge a strong personal and professional identity, which you will continue to develop throughout your career.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Arden Teaching School Alliance and The University of Warwick welcomes candidates with disabilities and under the Disability Discrimination Act. Those candidates who disclose their disability have the right to have reasonable adjustments made to enable them to train to teach.

Contact details

Email
traintoteach@arden.solihull.sch.uk
Telephone
01564 732610
Website
http://www.arden.solihull.sch.uk/
Address
Station Road
Knowle
Solihull
West Midlands

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: 2BU
  • Training programme code: 37PG

Choose a training location

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

Code Name Address
Z Arden Academy Station Road, Knowle B93 0PT

Advice and support

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