WE ARE CURRENTLY OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS TO START IN SEPT 2019
Kingsbridge Initial Teacher Training has been TWICE
judged an outstanding provider of both Primary and
Secondary initial teacher training - Ofsted, 2015 & 2012
Kingsbridge School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) is a dynamic, high-quality teacher training provider which offers a range of school-based routes into teaching.
Proud to be Wigan's largest SCITT We believe that every success story starts with a great teacher and great teachers start at Kingsbridge. We are a dynamic teacher training provider with a proven track record of excellence.
Kinsgbridge currently offers three routes into primary and secondary teaching through the following phases:
- Primary Programme (3-7 phase)
- Primary Programme (5-11 phase)
- Secondary Programme (11-16 phase) with optional post 16 enhancement
Route 1 School Centred Initial Teacher Training – a 12 month programme that combines in-school experience, centre-based training and online tuition.
Route 2 Assessment Only – a route which takes into account an individual’s past and present work experience.
Route 3 Post Graduate Teaching Apprenticeship – an employment based apprenticeship programme running over 4 terms which integrates academic, centre-based learning and on-the-job practical training in schools.
At Kingsbridge you will:
Want to know more on how every lesson can shape a life through Kingsbridge Teacher Training? Come and see us...
You’ll only get a real feel for the energy and enthusiasm at Kingsbridge if you visit us in person.
We have open days throughout the year or you can arrange a personal tour.
Interested in becoming a Primary phase teacher?
Get in touch if you would like to train and become a primary school teacher with our outstanding Primary Schools Direct programme.
If you are an instructor working in school or you originally trained abroad and would like to gain Qualified Teacher Status, you might wish to look at our Primary Assessment Only Route.
Interested in becoming a Secondary phase teacher?
Get in touch if you would like to train in a secondary school and learn more about our outstanding Secondary Schools Direct training courses.
If you are an instructor working in school or you originally trained abroad and would like to gain Qualified Teacher Status, you might wish to look at our Secondary Assessment Only Route.
If you feel that you have got what it takes to shapes a child's life then contact our SCITT Administrator Mrs Trish Sexton.
Call on: 01942 487999 Option 6 or
We can also provide advice to prospective Teachers about making an application and also finance too while you are training.
It would be helpful if you have recent experience with children and learners to confirm your career choice, but this is not a prerequisite before applying to Kingsbridge. We look for the potential to train to teach, for example excellent communication skills, team work, responding to feedback and flexibility.
We would be delighted to talk to you and discuss any questions you might have so please contact us or come to one of our many free recruitment information events across Wigan which you will find listed on our Events page.
To find out more about bursaries and funding please click here: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding-and-salary/overview
To find out about teachers' salaries please click here: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding-and-salary/teacher-salaries
To apply for a student loan please click here: https://www.gov.uk/apply-online-for-student-finance
Click here to read our OUSTANDING OFSTED report.
- Free - Get into Teaching Event
Our next - Free - Get into Teaching Event - takes place on 24th April at Shevington High School
- Professor Daniel Muijs - Deputy Director Ofsted
Kingsbridge Teacher Training together with Forward Together and Westbridge Teaching School Alliance proudly present Professor Daniel Muijs – Deputy Director - Ofsted.
- Class of September 2019 - Afternoon Tea - Keeping in Touch Event
We are hosting our first keeping in touch event for the forthcoming class of Sept 2019.
- Why the classroom can be a truly inspiring place
in December 2018 Wigan Reporter Rachel Howarth spent a day as a trainee teacher with Kingsbridge
- Every lesson shapes a life through Kingsbridge Teacher Training
Kingsbridge SCITT Information Evening Target audience: Anyone interested in teaching
Latest School Events
- Ofsted priorities Event, Wigan23May2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm @ The Edge Conference Centre, Riveredge, Wigan WN3 5AB
Kingsbridge Teacher Training together with Forward Together and Westbridge Teaching School Alliance proudly present Professor Daniel Muijs – Deputy Director, Ofsted. Key note topics will include: - Professor Muij’s role and the priorities Ofsted are putting on research to inform future policy. - How are Ofsted judging the effectiveness/use of research in schools/classrooms. - Models of/approaches to research that can be used in a school/classroom
- Kingsbridge Teacher Training Open Evening06Jun2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Platt Bridge Community School, Rivington Ave, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5NG
"Unsure what to do after University? Looking for a change in career? Get into teaching by training with us! Every Lesson Shapes a Life!"