South Coast SCITT
Primary School Direct (3FRL)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Winchester
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
10 April 2019
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

South Coast SCITT was rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2017. The overall quality of the training was rated as Outstanding by 100% of course participants for the last five years. At the end of our one year course, trainees achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), validated by the University of Winchester.

Trainees can expect:

• A well led and managed course with central training led by experts in primary practice

• Seminars rooted in reliable research and including practical, current hands-on approaches

• Integration of theory and practice in order to embed understanding efficiently and effectively

• A friendly and professional working environment in which mutual support, reflective practice and high expectations are the cultural norm

• A highly personalised approach with excellent pastoral support

• Individualised support in how to gain a teaching post and excellent employment rates – usually 100% each year

Our training model includes two nine-week teaching placements and a short placement in a special school setting. In addition, trainees undertake a very unique seven-week placement in the lead school, Bransgore Primary School, at the beginning of the course. This is an exciting opportunity to learn from teachers and observe classes in all age ranges from year R to year 6. Trainees take part in and lead a range of curriculum activities in order to practise their emerging teaching skills in a safe, non-assessed environment before undertaking formal school placements.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Applications are welcomed from all candidates irrespective of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs.

We have worked with many trainees who have dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia or other impairments or conditions and treat each person as an individual with their own strengths and areas for development.

Applicants are encouraged to disclose any specific needs they may have at the application stage so that specific arrangements can be made, for example additional time to undertake assessments, additional study skills support or physical arrangements.

Contact details

01425 674625
South Coast SCITT
Bransgore Primary School, Ringwood Road
Bransgore, Christchurch
BH23 8JH


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