Alfreton Nursery School
Physics (3BNB)

QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Derby
Financial support
Scholarship, bursary or student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
QTS

QTS (qualified teacher status) allows you to teach in state schools in England.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU, the EEA and Switzerland. You should check with the institution you’d like to teach in for confirmation. The status of QTS in these countries may change after the UK leaves the EU. Please check GOV.UK for updates.

To teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, you may wish to consider a ‘PGCE (or PGDE) with QTS’ qualification instead.

Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019
Vacancies
No

About the course

Financial support

You could be eligible for either:

  • a scholarship of £28,000
  • a bursary of £26,000

To qualify for a scholarship you’ll need a degree of 2:1 or above in Physics or a related subject. For a bursary you’ll need a 2:2 or above in any subject.

You can’t claim both a bursary and a scholarship - you can only claim one.

Find out how to apply for a scholarship. You don’t need to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, 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

Alfreton Nursery School is an outstanding Derbyshire County Council School based in Alfreton, Derbyshire. The school has been consistently outstanding for the past 20 years and was accredited as a National Teaching School in September 2015 in recognition of its hard work and collective drive to constantly raise standards in school.

The alliance provides opportunities for working in both urban and rural settings, within diverse communities. Our specialisms include Early Years, KS1, Primary, a Special Needs School, Specialist Units and Secondary.

The rich opportunities available from working in staff teams within our alliance offers you, our graduates, the high quality opportunities for the foundations of your teaching career.

We offer enhanced Teacher Training for professional studies, building inclusive practitioners, skilled in Special Educational Needs, behaviour for learning and closing the achievement gap, harnessing expertise from our strategic partners.

From the first day of term you will be fully immersed in our staff teams and hit the ground running, attending staff meetings and development days.

You will spend most of your school year in one host school, gradually increasing the amount of time spent in the role of a teacher. The course also involves placements in other schools.

There are no formal examinations however there will be regular assessments with your University tutor and school mentor.

Our mentors are good and outstanding teachers who will support you throughout your learning.

We will inspire you to teach and look forward to hearing more about you.

About the accredited body

We work in partnership with The University of Derby to provide bespoke School Direct teaching programmes. Students will be emersed in school practice for the duration of their course, spending days at the University to build on knowledge, experience and expertise.

Offering practical classroom experience throughout, our course will help students join a new generation of talented secondary school teachers.

All trainee teachers will be mentored by a teacher and University tutor.

Training with disabilities and other needs

As a fully inclusive school, we support candidates with disabilities and other needs as long as all our entry requirements can be met.

Contact details

Email
katie.cresswell@alfreton.derbyshire.sch.uk
Telephone
01773520031
Website
http://www.alfreton-teachingschool.co.uk
Address
Alfreton Nursery T/School Alliance
Grange Street
Alfreton
Derbyshire
DE55 7JA

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