Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

  • All entrants must hold a first degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification.
  • Have attained at least a grade 4 in the GCSE examination (or equivalent*) in Mathematics, English, and Science (Science is required for all entrants including those born before 01/09/79.)

* If you don't have a GCSE in Mathematics, Science and or English then you can do an Equivalent test at www.equivalencytesting.com

Non-Academic Entry Requirements

  • Meet the Secretary of State’s requirements for physical and mental fitness to teach.
  • Have not previously been excluded from teaching or working with children. 
  • Have successfully completed DBS checks.
  • Present strong references, one of which should be from a main tutor of the most recent University attended (or current employer if you left University more than five years ago.)
  • Pay course deposit of £100. The deposit is refundable when the course is completed successfully.

What we are looking for

  • We look for individuals who have the potential to be inspirational teachers.
  • You should be enthusiastic and committed with a love of learning.
  • You should be polite, considerate and positive with an ability to form strong working relationships with children and colleagues.
  • You should have strong, foundation skills and subject knowledge that, combined with the attitudes above and our support, will allow you to progress well against the QTS standards.