Primary Ages 3-7

Training Provider Code: 25F

SCITT Course Code: 3DYL


About the Course

Mode of study: Full time

Start date: September 2019 – July 2020

Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with subject specialism in Primary Ages 3-7, qualifying you to teach in primary schools.

Build your knowledge of primary teaching through your research. Increase your teaching skills and confidence through two separate placements. Learn about the wider role of teachers in schools and gain knowledge about schools and the education system. Apply your skills and knowledge on school placements in two/three different institutions and develop the skills you need to be a successful teacher of primary pupils of all abilities.

You will also have the opportunity to gain self-evaluation skills by completing a careers preparation profile. This provides evidence that you meet the QTS standards for self- reflection and personal development.

School placements are central to the course and you will receive ongoing outstanding support from:

School Subject Coach

School Professional Mentor

SCITT School Direct Coordinator

A Subject Expert Practitioner

Your placements are complemented by school-based and university research that includes teaching sessions, seminars, group study, tutorials and assessment. During the course you will complete a PGCE which offers you 60 Master’s level credits, which you can use towards a Master’s Degree.

Entry Requirements

Associated Merseyside Partnership (AMP) SCITT requires all candidates to have or be expecting to gain:
A good degree from a United Kingdom Higher Education Institution of 2.2 or above. Applicants must be a graduate with a minimum of a 2.2 degree. Although applicants with a 2.1 or 1st will be seen as more desirable, graduates with a 2.2 degree classification will be considered if they are able to demonstrate a real aptitude for teaching. Applicants can apply from any degree subject discipline; however applicants are required to demonstrate within their personal statement and at interview how the skills, knowledge and understanding developed within the degree are applicable to primary teaching.
GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science at Grade C or above
All applicants need to have passed or be expecting to pass before the commencement of the programme a GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science at grade C or above.

All applicants are required to have 2 good A levels or equivalent qualification(s). Applicants are required to demonstrate within their personal statement and at interview how the skills, knowledge and understanding from further education are applicable to primary teaching.

In addition prior to starting your course you will need to pass the skills tests in literacy and numeracy. For more information on the Skills Test click here.

Ready to apply?

Our course codes for UCAS are: 2N3L for SCITT with Associated Merseyside Partnership.