Applications for

our 2016-17

training programme

begin October 2015


Do you have a Passion to Inspire Minds, Transform Lives, make a Difference?

Experience the opportunity to train to teach in both Mainstream and Special school settings.

The Orchard Teaching School offers Initial Teacher Training (ITT) places through School Direct training programmes (click here for further information about School Direct). We offer both salaried and tuition places.

As a trainee Primary teacher you will undertake placements in both a mainstream primary school and a special school setting, allowing you to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with specialism in Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND). You will also complete a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) awarded by the University of Wolverhampton.

On successful completion of the programme you will be qualified to teach in both mainstream primary schools and special school settings.

Applications should be made through the UCAS Teacher Training website. Visit the UCAS site here.

You may be eligible for a scholarship for as much as £9,000. Click here to find out more

For further information about entry requirements, experience and person specification download the following documents:

  • School Direct Training at the Orchard Teaching School
  • The Orchard School Direct Programme
  • Information about our Partner Schools and Settings
  • Click on the quotes below from our previous School Direct programmes...

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