Greenbank Primary Liverpool
Primary (3C2Z)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Liverpool Hope University
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

Greenbank Primary School is a thriving, multicultural school with a diverse and unique population. We are a larger than average primary school with over 450 pupils from Nursery to year six. We aim to provide an environment where everyone in the school community can achieve their highest potential and to foster a climate where all members of the community, regardless of class, race, gender or disability feel secure and can grow in confidence and self-esteem.

We are a proactive school, leading change within its own network of schools across the city and in areas further afield. One example of this is the fact we are a Maths Mastery Hub School, meaning that we provide support for eight additional Mathematics Mastery Schools.

We have a strong partnership with Liverpool Hope University and work alongside them to enable you to become an outstanding teacher. We aim to ensure that your training with us is enriching, thought-provoking and inspiring.

100% of our former trainees gained permanent contracts upon completion of the course. One of our former trainees, commented that, ‘The staff are very supportive and make you feel part of the school straight away. The school are keen to develop you professionally and provide plenty of opportunities for this to happen.’

About the accredited body

Liverpool Hope University has a long established tradition of delivering high quality Teacher Education of which School Direct is now a firmly established part.

The University’s Faculty of Education places a strong emphasis on partnerships and they work closely with schools to design, deliver and quality assure training that results in the education of outstanding, passionate and talented teachers. They recognise that the quality of students gaining Qualified Teacher Status is dependent on the valuable work carried out in schools and ensuring a collaborative approach is maintained at every stage of the management and delivery process.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Greenbank Primary School constantly strives to be an inclusive School for pupils, staff and those that choose to train with us. We will take reasonable steps to restructure the cultures, policies and practices in school, so that they respond to the diversity of trainees wishing to undertake School Direct course at Greenbank.

Contact details

0151 522 5748
Greenbank Primary School, Mossley Avenue
L18 1JB


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: 2EP
  • Training programme code: 3C2Z

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
Mossley Avenue, Liverpool L18 1JB
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