This School Direct course is run alongside the University of Sussex. You will spend Monday to Thursday in school and Fridays at the Falmer campus.
You will be based in school all year (until the end of May) except for term 4 when you will be on your complementary placement nearby.
You will allocated a subject Mentor and Professional Tutor in school who will support you during your placement.
The course includes working with a form tutor and attending meetings as per the school diary.
An undergraduate degree, or equivalent.
Your degree subject should be in geography or a similar subject. Otherwise you’ll need to prove your subject knowledge in some other way.
Grade 4 (C) or above in English and maths, or equivalent qualification.
We’ll consider candidates with pending GCSEs.
We’ll consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test in English or maths.
Fees and financial support
The course fees for UK students in 2023 to 2024 are £9,250.
This is the cost of the PGCE/QTS with the University of Sussex. Bursaries are available for most subjects.
About the training provider
Hastings and Rother Alliance is a group of primary and secondary schools in East Sussex with the schools in the areas of Bexhill,Robertsbridge, Battle and Hastings.
The Lead school for the alliance is St Richard’s Catholic College which is a high performing secondary school.
We are highly experienced at training and supporting many outstanding trainees across a range of subjects and key stages.
You’ll need the right to study in the UK. You already have this if, for example, you:
guidance on the UK equivalents of your qualifications
a free statement of comparability once you’ve submitted your application (if we ask you for this)
Training with disabilities and other needs
Across the alliance, we are able to accommodate trainees with a range of disabilities or needs. Well being activities support trainee mental health and support is offered to individuals who require it.
You can speak to a teacher training adviser
for free, dedicated advice. They are all experienced teachers who can give you one-to-one support with your application. They can also help you
get school experience, and find events where you can speak to training providers and teachers.
Call Get Into Teaching free of charge on 0800 389 2500, or
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm (except public holidays).