Horrabridge Primary & Nursery School Primary (2M2X)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Plymouth Marjon University
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

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
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021


About the course

One year course Approximately 4 days a week in school throughout the school year plus 1 day a week at Marjon University In school placements take place in two schools within the Tavistock area -Autumn & Summer term in one school & Spring term in second school across both Key stages Assessments are made by Marjon tutors with School Headteacher & Class Teacher

School placements

Age range 4 -11 (Primary) KS1 & KS2 Attend two schools in total (within the Tavistock Learning Area) We have 5 partner schools with the Learning Community 2 terms will be spent in one school & one term in the second school Placement schools are selected on availability and needs of student

Interview process

Interviews will take place at Horrabridge Primary & Nursery School There is one interview which will include : A formal interview (with Head teacher of Horrabridge and Marjon tutor) A teaching session and a literacy skills test


The course fees for 2021 to 2022 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
International students £11,000

Financial support

You may also 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.



Applicants must have a degree at 2:2 or above and GCSE English, Mathematics and Science at grade C/4 or above Please note that we will only accept specific equivalency tests (please check with admissions@marjon.ac.uk for more information) School Direct candidates must meet standard entry requirements of the university and be approved by the University.

Other requirements

A satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring check) We have a responsibility to ensure that trainees have the health & physical capacity to teach. Candidates must meet the secretary of State’s requirements for physical and mental fitness to teach as detailed in ‘Fit to Teach’ by completing an online medical questionairre

Contact details

01822 852605
Walkhampton Road
PL20 7SZ


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Location Vacancies Code
Main Site
Walkhampton Road, Horrabridge, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 7SZ
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