APPLICATIONS FOR SEPT 2020 NOW OPEN!
- Courses that start in September 2020 will be listed from 1 October 2019.
- Applications will open on 8 October 2019.
- You can no longer apply for courses starting in the 2019/20 academic year.
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. Applicants 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.
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 SCITT programme.
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 SCITT 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.
- Impact of COVID-19 on applicants
You can still apply to start teacher training in September 2020. We've put together an FAQ to help you understand how Covid-19 might affect the application process:
- Coronavirus: updated Message to all Kingsbridge trainees and partner schools
I am pleased to confirm that the first formal announcement from the DfE for the ITT sector has now been released. (please see attached)
- Train to Teach Event | 18.03.2020 | Cancelled
Due to rising cases of COVID-19 / Coronavirus here in the UK we have taken the decision to postpone our 'Train to Teach' Drop-in Session scheduled to take place on 18 March 2020.
- Coronavirus: Message to all Kingsbridge trainees and partner schools
Please be advised that we are working very closely with the DfE and NASBTT in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to provide up-to-date advice and guidance for our partner schools and trainees.
- FREE Ofsted Webinar - Developing the new ITE framework: webinar for newly qualified and trainee teachers
Trainees and newly qualified teachers - Do you want to know more about our proposed new inspection framework and what it will mean for you?
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