Merrylands Teacher Training Partnership
Primary with Mathematics (3FCW)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Essex Teacher Training
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
30 January 2019
Date course starts
September 2019

About the course

Financial support

You’ll get a bursary of £6,000 if you have:

  • a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject
  • at least grade B in maths A-level (or an equivalent)

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

Our School Direct (SD) course is designed by the Merrylands Teacher Training Partnership (MTTP) and Essex Teacher Training (ETT).

We are looking to recruit high quality graduates onto our School Direct programme. School Direct is a popular choice for trainees and many secure a teaching post in the network of schools where they train, for their NQT induction year.

The MTTP School Direct course lasts one year, and trainees train at schools across Basildon. This course offers a brilliant option for trainees that want to train and learn ‘on the job’ – but prospective trainees shouldn’t worry about being thrown in at the deep end. They’ll be part of a team from the very start, receiving intensive support from experienced teachers and mentors. This ensures trainees won’t be teaching classes unsupported until the school thinks the trainee is ready.

School Direct graduates have very high rates of employment and trainee

satisfaction.

The MTTP prides itself on the following values:

•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

•Developing a depth of understanding of teaching and learning

•Facilitating delivery of great learning experiences

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

•Harnessing the quality existing within our schools in order to create aspirational and inspirational future teachers and leaders

Training with disabilities and other needs

Here at MTTP we are committed to offering all prospective trainees the opportunity to gain QTS. If you have a specific need, we can discuss this with you at interview and agree a suitable level of support.

Contact details

Email
head@merrylands-pri.essex.sch.uk
Telephone
01268417893
Website
http://www.merrylandsprimaryschool.co.uk
Address
Merrylands Primary School
Cumberland Drive
Basildon
SS15 6QS

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: 2D6
  • Training programme code: 3FCW

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.

Name Address Code
Main Site Cumberland Drive, Laindon, Basildon SS15 6QS -

Support and advice

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