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Discover Your Potential

Train to teach in a small, friendly environment

Everyone gets to know one another - build strong relationships and support each other in your training year and beyond.

High-quality training delivered by teaching experts

Training is led by practising teachers who are experts in their field.

Caring staff & mentors support you on your journey

"Everyone is so dedicated, warm and friendly. It is easy to discuss any issues you may have with anything related to the course, teaching or personally. The support is second-to-none" - Trainee, 2019

Want to become a teacher?

Browse our website or contact us now to get started with your exciting new career!

A holistic curriculum with bespoke subject knowledge development

Carefully planned opportunities to improve subject knowledge and all areas of teaching practice are covered in depth making you feel prepared!

Choose which route
works best for you


Little or no experience of teaching? Our School-Centred Initial Teacher Training route (SCITT) - a comprehensive training course with classroom-based training and mentoring - is for you!

Assessment Only

Currently working as an unqualified teacher in an educational setting? Our Assessment Only route (AOR) does not include any training and could be suitable for you!

What Makes us Different

Family environment

everyone gets to know one another, and we build strong relationships and support each other on the training journey."

What Makes us Different

Bespoke professional development

professional development throughout training draws on the successes and developmental areas of everyone."

What Makes us Different

Opportunities to network

within the cohort but there are also strong links to many schools and departments as well as specialist settings."

What Makes us Different

Personal, tailored support and training

you gain contacts you can stay in touch with that can help you further in the training year and beyond."

What Makes us Different


SCITT staff are dedicated, warm and friendly. It is easy to discuss any issues you may have with anything related to the course, teaching or personally and the support is second-to-none. "

What Makes us Different

Range of courses

their courses cover a range of curriculum areas and key stages so we all learn from each other."

What Makes us Different

Career focus

support in getting a job… from the training that prepares you for a real-life teaching experience, to dedicated sessions on personal statement writing, interview techniques, etc."

News & Social Posts

    “The SCITT gave me the platform and incredible support to fulfil my potential. Four years later & I am an established English teacher and assistant head of year in a great team, in a great school. ”

    Dean Gervis - 2019/2020

    “Observing my mentee developing skills during the training year has allowed me to impart my own teaching knowledge/skills to the next generation of teachers.”

    Holly Wildman - 2017/2018

    “The program would benefit those trainees who love to learn with a hands on approach! From day one you are in a real-world school setting, learning from outstanding teachers.”

    Anna Short - 2017/2018