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.

Age range
5 to 11
Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
12 October 2021
Date course starts
September 2022


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

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

An undergraduate degree, or equivalent.

Grade 4 (C) or above in English, maths and science, or equivalent qualification.

We’ll consider candidates with pending GCSEs.

We will not consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test.

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

Fees and financial support

The course fees for 2022 to 2023 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
International students £11,000

About the training provider

School Direct

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

International students

We cannot sponsor visas. You’ll need to get the right visa or status to study in the UK.

You do not need a visa if you already have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or if you’re an Irish citizen.

Candidates with qualifications from non-UK institutions may need to provide evidence of comparability by applying for a UK ENIC statement.

Training with disabilities and other needs


Contact this training provider

01822 852605
Walkhampton Road
PL20 7SZ

Support and advice

For support and advice, you can speak to a Get Into Teaching adviser for free. They’re all experienced teachers who can help you to prepare your application, book school experience, and access exclusive teaching events.

You can also call Get Into Teaching free of charge on 0800 389 2500, or speak to an adviser using their online chat service Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm (except public holidays).

Find out about the different ways to train if you do not have a degree, or are already an experienced teacher.

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