Crocketts Community Primary School
Design and Technology (2YBV)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Newman University
Financial support
Bursary or student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) will allow you to teach in state schools in England and may allow you to teach in other parts of the UK.

It may also allow you to teach overseas, though you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

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

Contents

About the course

All subjects at St Michael’s are taught within in a 3 year KS3 curriculum and 2 year KS4 curriculum.

The D&T curriculum focuses on introducing pupils to the fundamental skills of designing and making in a range of materials and products. The course is delivered in a carousel of activities/topics throughout each year of KS3. Pupils typically complete 5 projects per year in the areas of graphics, food, textiles and resistant materials. The information covered within the KS3 specification allows pupils access to a broad and balanced curriculum, in order to support pupils undertaking option choices and specialising in an area of D&T at KS4.

Interview process

Applications are made through UCAS. Newman and the Lead school consider applications and invite suitable applicants for interview

How school placements work

The main school placement will take place at St Michael’s CE High School. For information about St Michael’s, please visit:

http://st-michaels.sandwell.sch.uk/

You will be invited to participate in a formal induction day, which takes place in July, in order to prepare you for your first day in September.

September until December (Autumn term): Trainees are in their host school placement and are required to teach 50% of an NQTs teaching allocation.

January to April (Spring term): Trainees will take part in a 6-week second school placement scheduled during spring term. Trainees are required to teach 60% of an NQTs teaching allocation.

April to July (Summer term): Trainees are in their host school and are required to teach 70% of an NQTs teaching allocation. During this time a 1-week primary transition placement will be arranged.

Fees

The course fees for 2020 to 2021 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
EU students £9,250

Financial support

You’ll get a bursary of £15,000 if you have a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject.

You don’t have to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out about eligibility and how you’ll be paid.

You may be eligible for a loan while you study – note that you’ll have to apply for undergraduate student finance.

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

Requirements

Qualifications

A UK bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, a standard equivalent to a grade C in English and Maths GCSE and for primary you will additionally need a standard equivalent to a C GCSE Science.

About the training provider

Welcome to the Crocketts Community Primary and Newman University School Direct PGCE Programme.

Crocketts Community Primary School.

“Working in partnership to develop expertise and raise standards.”

Crocketts Community Primary works in partnership with Newman University and a number of local primary and secondary schools. It is an excellent place to train to teach for reasons including:

  • A decade of successful training with Newman University on undergraduate, postgraduate and GTP routes.
  • Crocketts Community Primary is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of teachers.
  • The Senior Leadership Team have worked and supported in other schools.

We have developed a close knit partnership which has a strong foundation based on a depth of experience within a family community; overall this allows us to create an excellent, personalised experience with outstanding support. We tailor and customise each individual’s training programme to develop them into balanced well rounded professionals. At the heart of our vision is the need to provide outstanding teaching and a positive learning experience for all children.

About the accredited body

With a strong community cluster of schools we can offer training tailored to the individual’s needs which are superbly supported by the longstanding expertise from Newman University.

What can I expect at Newman University?

  • Academic and Professional Tutor - There will be a named tutor to support your academic and professional development through tutorial and email support
  • Partnership Tutor- A tutor from Newman will oversee and moderate the assessment of your school-based training
  • High quality taught sessions delivered by expert tutors
  • A virtual learning environment
  • Access to the Newman University library

Training with disabilities and other needs

Crocketts Community Primary values diversity and the unique contribution that all their staff and trainees bring. If you have a disability, you shouldn’t be dissuaded from applying as our training programme caters for individual needs.

Contact details

Email
claire.gibbs@crocketts.school
Telephone
0121 558 1659
Website
http://www.crockettscommunityprimary.co.uk
Address
Crocketts Community Primary School
Coopers Lane
West Midlands
B67 7DW

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