Kingsbridge Teacher Training,
Rivington Ave,
Platt Bridge,

01942 487999 Option 6

Kingsbridge SCITT

Every lesson shapes a life through Kingsbridge Teacher Training

Welcome Message

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 within Wigan and neighboring local authority areas.

We are proud to be Wigan's largest SCITT offering the following services 

Kingsbridge can also provides partnership opportunities acting as accrediting provider for your Schools Direct Partnership - as a Lead School you will be able to build your own network of local schools to fulfil the recruitment needs within your area. For information on forming your own schools-led partnership click here

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.
Applicants via this route are required to secure a paid apprenticeship as an unqualified teacher in a school to make an application to undertake this route. Opportunities are advertised on the national apprenticeship website. 


Kingsbridge Teacher Training

Mission Statement

Preparing Associate Teachers (including apprentice learners) to become outstanding teachers through inspiring and high-quality teacher training through a creative school partnership, focusing on understanding and promoting effective learning and pupil progress and developing professional expertise.

Latest School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) Events


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Kingsbridge Institute of Learning

EEF guidance report’s provide clear and actionable recommendations for teachers on a range of high-priority issues, based on the best available evidence. The latest in this series focuses on Feedback. We will explore its recommendations during this session and consider implications for classroom practice. click here to book


@ Kingsbridge Institute of Learning

Alex will explore current issues that attend literacy and pupil progress during a uniquely challenging school year. He explores the crucial importance of vocabulary, reading, and literacy more broadly, to access the school curriculum and to recover and thrive in response to the impact of the pandemic. The day will draw upon high quality research evidence and offer a range of practical strategies for teachers. Visit


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Kingsbridge Institute of Learning

We will look at the report’s conclusions and consider the implications for classroom practice. To book visit:

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Every success story starts with a great teacher and great teachers start at Kingsbridge. If you think you are up to the challenge - register your interest today and start your teaching career.

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