Routes into Teaching

If you are looking to become a Primary Teacher or a Primary Teacher with Early Years specialism, but not sure what your next steps are please look at the information below:

It is a Government requirement that you have GCSE Grade A-C or 4 – 9 (or equivalent) in Maths, English (Language) and Science.

A full honours degree is required to undertake any of the Somerset SCITT teacher training routes, if you do not currently hold a full degree please contact Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning who will be able to advise you on their Degree Programmes.

Teacher Training Options:
Somerset SCITT offer two main programmes for inital teacher training; Post Graduate Certificate of Education and School Direct Programme.

Is this a qualification that is recognised by other institutions in the UK and abroad?

Yes, this is a UK University Level qualification.

What if I am, or believe I am, dyslexic?

Once you have signed up we can arrange a Dyslexia Assessment. If it is found that you do have dyslexia, we will guide you through the official procedures to get the extra help and support you need.

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