The Beach Teaching School
Primary (2YQN)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Somerset SCITT Consortium
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

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

The BEACH Teaching School Alliance was founded by teachers, for teachers at Bournville Primary School in 2016 to offer support and deliver professional development opportunities to teachers and schools around the UK. We are based in the South West and are committed to providing high quality Initial Teacher Training encompassing:

*training and hands on experience of working with disadvantaged pupils. *additional research based training encompassing pedagogy

*behaviour management training

*An accreditation for a two and a half day Learning Outside the Classroom course.

You will train in at least two good schools, getting the chance to learn 'on the job'. You'll be part of a team from the very start, receiving intensive support from experienced teachers and mentors.

Please contact us for an informal chat or to arrange a visit.


Apply online at and select The Beach Teaching School

Training with disabilities and other needs

The Beach Teaching School provides teacher training across 7 schools. Accessibility in 3 of these schools is excellent for those with physical disabilities.

We are able to cater for candidates with a variety of different needs in a supportive and caring environment.

Contact details

The School House
Selworthy Road
North Somerset
BS23 3ST


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: 2DT
  • Training programme code: 2YQN

Choose a training location

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

Location Vacancies Code
Main Site
Selworthy Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3ST
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Support and advice

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