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Secondary School Direct ITT

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Our Secondary School Direct ITT programme will not be recruiting for the 2021-2022 academic year.

We would like to thank our partner schools for their support over the last nine highly successful years.

Shaun Monaghan/Tina Beddoe




What is School Direct?

School Direct is a direct route into teaching, where successful applicants can follow a PGCE (with QTS) course. The main difference to the traditional PGCE course is that you will do a significant amount of your training within a school.

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There are many success stories from the West Cumbria Teaching School Alliance. Here are just a few of them.

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What is a Teaching School?

Teaching Schools have been established in order that schools and groups of schools take increasing responsibility for managing the school system…

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