Unsalaried School Direct Programmes
- Secondary (students aged from 11 to 16 or 14 to 18)
- Primary (pupils aged from 3 to 7 or 5 to 11)
- Primary with Maths (pupils aged from 5 to 11)
Unsalaried Secondary School Direct Programmes are offered in the subjects listed below. There is no limit to the number of trainees we can take in each course (with the exception of PE) although not every partner school will be able to support a trainee in every subject. Course codes for application are in brackets following each subject.
Art & Design (2P6D)
Business Studies [teaching students aged 14-18] (2P66)
Design & Technology (3399)
Food & Nutrition (39MF)
Modern Languages (339B)
PE [We have 1 School Direct place and 1 Core SCITT place for 2021] (2P6B)
Religious Education (2P65)
Social Sciences* [teaching students aged 14-18] (39MG)
*Social Sciences can incorporate any of the following subjects: Sociology, Psychology, PSHE, Citizenship and Health & Social Care)
Salaried School Direct Programmes
Following the Government announcement on 13th October 2020, our Salaried Primary programme is no longer supported by government funding. Schools interested in supporting a trainee via a salaried programme should contact the team for further information.
Core SCITT Programme
- Full Time programme in PE (Provider code is G12 and the course code is C66X)
We have 1 School Direct PE training place and 1 Core SCITT PE training place which will be open to applications in September 2021 for a September 2022 start. There’s no difference in the training you will receive on either the Core SCITT or School Direct programme. Offering a PE training place on the Core programme allows us to recruit an additional trainee to this popular subject.
Assessment Only (currently closed)
This is a 12 week employment based route for achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) whilst working as a teacher. This is only open to experienced candidates currently employed as unqualified teachers. Please contact us for more information.
Unfortunately we are not accepting any AO applications until September 2021. If you would like to apply nearer the time, please get in touch.
A two year Initial Teacher Training programme for unqualified teachers employed in the independent secotor. This programme is tailored to meet the needs of the Independent Sector, delivered and accredited by George Abbot SCITT in partnership with RGS Guildford.
If you are from an independent school interested in helping your staff achieve QTS, please get in touch.
Independent schools bring us their current staff to train. While we cannot place School Direct trainees in an independent setting as their main placement, it may be possible to do this for the second, minor placement.
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