Bromley Schools Collegiate Computing (IX99)

PGCE with QTS full time

Financial support
Scholarships or bursaries, as well as student finance, are available 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
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021
Website
http://www.bscteach.co.uk

Contents

About the course

Trainees on the School Centred Initial Teacher Training programme are placed at one of our partner schools in the borough of Bromley.

Trainees spend Monday to Friday in their placement school with training taking place each Wednesday afternoon, usually at the Bromley Schools’ Collegiate training suite. This is based at Chislehurst School for Girls, Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst BR7 6HE. Our facilitators are experienced practitioners, many are senior leaders in our schools.

To meet the ITT criteria trainees must have experience of whole class teaching in 2 school settings. BSC will make these arrangements for you. This will take place in Spring term 1 (January and February ). The Training course runs from September to July.

  • Qualification achieved is QTS with PGCE. The PGCE element is a bespoke programme delivered at BSC by Canterbury Christ Church University.

School placements

Much consideration is given to placements. Each trainee must undertake 2 school placements to gain contrasting experience of teaching.

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

Candidates must have a good Degree with a minimum of 2:2 classification (or equivalent) in the subject you wish to teach.

  • Maths, English, at GCSE C /L4

Personal qualities

We are looking for candidates who want to make a difference to the lives of children. We want you to have a genuine passion for teaching.

Other requirements

We do not require candidates to have school / classroom experience before making an application.

All successful candidates will be asked to complete health declarations and disclosure and barring service checks - both must be clear.

Competence in English and maths skills will be assessed during the recruitment process.

Fees and financial support

The course fees for UK students in 2021 to 2022 are £9,000.

Tuition fee can be paid by applying for a loan from Student Finance or private finance.

About the training provider

  • Main Site Bromley Schools’ Collegiate, Chislehurst BR7 6HE Bromley Schools’ Collegiate is a well established provider of initial teacher training with over 25 years experience. During this time we have trained over 1400 teachers. 100% of our trainees say they feel prepared for their NQT year. What our last cohort of trainees say about us:
  • I know my confidence stems from the opportunities that have been provided by Bromley Schools’ Collegiate
  • Support was consistent throughout and I have really benefited from learning as you go approach
  • I feel very luck to have had 2 amazing placements with very, very supportive departments who would do anything they could to help
  • I think the course is fantastic. There is a great emphasis on independence and freedom

Interview process

Successful applications will be invited for interview. We try to give as much notice as possible, however this may be within a week of receiving your application. The interview will be to assess your suitability for teaching and National Curriculum knowledge for your chosen subject. As part of the selection process, we require you to prepare a short 4 minute presentation to be delivered to a small panel of teachers. Which should be delivered orally without powerpoint or any other electronic aid. After which you will be have a formal interview with senior management / headteacher. You will also be asked to complete a timed written task which will be assessed as part of the selection process. Please do not worry about the content it is to see your use of grammar etc.

Training with disabilities and other needs

BSC is an all inclusive provider.

Contact details

Email
administrator@gradteach.co.uk
Telephone
020 8300 6566
Website
http://www.bscteach.co.uk
Address
Bromley Schools' Collegiate
Chislehurst School for Girls
Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst
Kent
BR7 6HE

Support and advice

For questions about this course you should contact the training provider using the contact details above.

Get support and advice about teaching

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

You can also call Get Into Teaching free of charge on 0800 389 2501, or speak to an adviser using their online chat service Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm (except public holidays).

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