Train to Teach events 2016/17

Somerset SCITT will be at the Train to Teach event in Bristol:

  • Thursday 23rd February – Bristol, The Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel 4.30 – 8pm

The event is designed for anyone who has a degree (or will have by September 2017) and is interested in teaching – particularly those who are considering starting their initial teacher training in September 2017. It offers a great opportunity to get all your questions about teaching and teacher training answered.

For further information please click here


Schools Direct

The School Direct Training Programme, is open to all graduates, and is funded by tuition fees paid by the trainee, who may receive a bursary from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL)

The application process for our 2017-18 programmes opened on 18th October.  Applications can be made online, please click here

This year we are working with four School Direct partners:

Heathfield Community School, Taunton.  The application codes are: Provider: 232 (Heathfield) Course code: 2MKC (School Direct training route) 2RQM (School Direct salaried route)

Growing Expert Teachers Consortium (Golden Valley Primary School, North Somerset as lead school)  The application codes are:  Provider: 2AO (Golden Valley) Course code: 2S8T

The Beach Teaching School Alliance (Bournville Primary School, North Somerset as lead school)

The application codes are: Provider: 2DT (Beach Teaching School Alliance) Course code: 2YQN

The Primary Academies Trust (Orchard Vale Community School, Devon as lead school)

The application codes are: Provider 2BF (Primary Academies Trust) Course code: 32VP


Somerset SCITT opened recruitment for the 2017/18 PGCE Primary and PGCE Early Years routes on 18th October 2016. Continue reading “PGCE” »