School Direct primary courses in EssexEssex and Thames Primary Scitt

School Direct PGCE

primary teacher training

Learning from the very best teachers in

Essex, Southend and Thurrock

Why train with us...

School Direct teacher training course in EssexEssex and Thames Primary Scitt

Train in two different

Key Stages

You will be placed in two partnership schools

to give you diverse experiences

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Ready to apply for teacher training?

See below for UCAS application links 

Salaried Places – 2018/19 FULL

Training Places – 2018/19 RECRUITING

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Need some help?

Read our guide before you apply for teacher training and make a UCAS PGCE application

Give yourself the best chance of a successful application leading to interview with us at Essex and Thames Primary SCITT. You can find more help on the Department for Education website about getting prepared to apply for teacher training here.

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Want to find out more about the course before you apply?

Which routes into teaching do we offer?

We run the year long PGCE in Primary or Middle Education for those graduates who plan to spend a year training to become a teacher with us and the Assessment Only route into teaching for those who have been an unqualified teacher in at least two schools and have been working for 3 years (in any field).  Follow the links below to find out more about these two routes before you apply for teacher training and make a UCAS PGCE application to Essex and Thames Primary SCITT.

Pop in and have a chat!

We’re a very friendly team and always have time to see you over a cuppa if you want to come in and have a chat to us about our teacher training. You will find someone in the office between 9.30am and 2.30pm Monday to Friday, and often a bit later too! Give us a ring, or send us an email and bring all your questions with you.

01206 570215

We look forward to meeting you!

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