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

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



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