Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust & Swavesey Village College
Physical Education (3CRK)

QTS full time

Accredited body
The Cambridge Partnership
Financial support
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.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
August 2020
Website
http://www.swaveseyvc.co.uk

About the course

On the course you will be in school four days a week and follow a central training programme on Fridays, which augments your subject knowledge for teaching and your general professional development.

During the course you will receive strong support from TCP in the form of a Subject Specialist Tutor (secondary) or a Phase Manager (Primary). Well-being of trainees is crucial and we have developed a strong mechanism to support trainees in this respect. A qualified counsellor is available at no cost to you.

Over the course you will produce an e-portfolio of evidence, monitored by TCP and your school(s). You will also have assignments to complete and your teaching will be observed regularly, with feedback to ensure strong classroom practice.

In November 2017, TCP was graded “good” by Ofsted and we shall be pleased if you view our final report on the OfSTED website.

How school placements work

Where possible placements will be in CMAT schools across the academy trust.

Fees

The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £7,250
EU students £7,250

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • GCSE English level 4/grade C or above, or equivalent;
  • GCSE maths level 4/grade C or above, or equivalent;
  • Bachelors Degree.

About the training provider

Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust is a family of schools centred in Cambridgeshire. CMAT schools share a vision of education at the heart of local communities. As a Trust we truly value the success of every child and we place the sharing of excellent education practice at the core of this value. We are committed to improving the quality of education and life in the county of Cambridgeshire, and its immediate surroundings. With this aim, the Trust operates from hubs in Cambridge and Peterborough and its staff, pupils and families are spread across the entire area from rural village to inner city estate. Training the next generation of outstanding teachers is a vital part of our vision for the future. CMAT has a long history of delivering professional training at all levels of a teacher's career. Our philosophy is to encourage creativity and evaluation to continually push the boundaries of learning.

About the accredited body

The Cambridge Partnership is a well established, successful provider of Initial Teacher Training and rated 'Good' by Ofsted in 2017.

The Partnership aims to create successful, bespoke training programmes to stretch and challenge talented graduates who are committed to working in primary or secondary schools around the country. As an experienced provider The Cambridge Partnership can provide the necessary support for schools and trainees to ensure that all trainees thrive in a high quality, reflective environment. The Cambridge Partnership joined CMAT in 2015 and is an integral part of CMAT's holistic view of education.

Training with disabilities and other needs

CMAT and The Cambridge Partnership are committed to equal opportunities for all. We aim to ensure that no present or prospective trainee or tutor receives less favourable treatment than another on grounds of any condition or status not directly affecting study or work. As part of our equal opportunities policy, CMAT and the Cambridge Partnership are committed to improving the support of students with a disability.

Contact details

Email
Rdavies@cmatrust.net
Telephone
01954230366
Website
http://www.swaveseyvc.co.uk
Address
Gibraltar Lane
Swavesey
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB24 4RS

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: 2KU
  • Training programme code: 3CRK

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
Gibraltar Lane, Swavesey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 4RS
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Support and advice

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