• 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.

Click here to search teacher training courses in England starting in 2020 (from 1 October 2019).

Click here to  submit your application (from Tuesday 8th October 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

Why Study with Kingsbridge Teacher Training from Kingsbridge SCITT on Vimeo.

 At Kingsbridge you will:

  • Work in a school from day one - in fact, you will spend all your time training in one of our 19 ‘good’ or ‘outstanding schools’.

  • Become a qualified teacher - we have exceptional pass rates, with many of our trainees gaining ‘outstanding’ grades. 


  • Many of our trainees have gone on to have highly successful careers in teaching, leading onto senior management positions including headship. 

  • Stand the best chance of getting a job - over the last three years all of our trainees have gone on to gain employment as a Newly Qualified Teacher.

  • Get great value for money - with tuition fees of just £9,250 we are one of the most competitive teacher training providers around.


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.

Contact us... 

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.


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Click here to read our OUSTANDING OFSTED report.


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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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"Unsure what to do after University? Looking for a change in career? Get into teaching by training with us! Every Lesson Shapes a Life!"

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