River Wye Teaching School
Primary (3D6D)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Worcester
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

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 River Wye Teaching school is based at Whitchurch CE Primary, an outstanding school, situated in the borders of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire. Whitchurch is federated with Weston under Penyard CE Primary and is a member of the Wye Valley Learning Network. We are committed to ‘being the best we can be.’ As a result of this we work alongside schools to provide support, continuing professional development and workshops for children. We passionately believe in every child’s ability to fulfil their potential and are clear about our role in providing the very best teaching in order for this to happen. That high quality first teaching is at the core of our practice. We have specialist teachers in curriculum development, NCETM maths, English, NQT support amongst our staff and expertise across all age ranges, more able children and those with special needs. As a Schools Direct school we are able to offer placements in a range of Primary Schools including:

  • Brampton Abbotts CE Primary School
  • Bridstow CE Primary School
  • Goodrich CE Primary School
  • Gorsley Goffs Primary School
  • Kimbolton St James CE Primary
  • Lea CE Primary school
  • Ledbury Primary School
  • Ludlow Junior School
  • Orleton CE Primary School
  • Weston under Penyard CE Primary School
  • Whitchurch CE Primary School

About the accredited body

We have worked alongside the University of Worcester over the past five years to provide placements for PGCE and BEd students. We have shown this to be a really successful partnership with students going on to work in some of our partnership schools.

Training with disabilities and other needs

The River Wye Teaching School provides opportunities for candidates with disabilities and other needs. Candidates will work alongside our co-ordinators in order for them to achieve their potential. The well being of all adults and children is at the heart of our federation’s development.

Contact details

River Wye Teaching School
Whitchurch CE Primary


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