Surrey Downs Partnership
Religious education (G290)
PGCE with QTS full time with salary
- Accredited body
- University of Sussex
- Financial support
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
- 13 October 2020
- Date course starts
- September 2021
About the course
This will be a tuition course running between the host school and University of Sussex.
How school placements work
There are two school placements. The main one at the host school until February half term, then the second school placement is 6 weeks at a partner school.
Using the unqualified teachers’ pay scales
Financial support isn’t available for this course because it comes with a salary.
If you choose a course without a salary, you may be eligible for financial support while you study, including bursaries, scholarships and loans.
You will have a relevant degree of a 2:2 minimum, as well as GCSE Maths and English minimum grade C / 4.
About the training provider
The Surrey Downs Partnership is a group of 6 schools/colleges in South East Surrey working in collaboration with the Universities of Sussex and Brighton to provide high-quality teacher Initial Teacher Training. We provide excellent opportunities, offering placements in a range of subjects and across a number of phases in education; from primary right through to sixth form and post 16 education.
We have a very successful and long-standing tradition of working with these schools and universities and have been fortunate enough to offer permanent employment to many of our school direct trainees over some 8 years.
The model for training that we follow will primarily focus on training in the classroom, supplemented by regular focused training days delivered by outstanding practitioners. We believe it is important to be in an innovative environment where you are supported and challenged to reach your potential. We believe this will give a rich and varied experience to prepare you for a highly successful teaching career.
Training with disabilities and other needs
We welcome applications from people who consider themselves to be disabled.
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The Warwick School
Noke Drive, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4AD
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