The School Direct Primary Training Programme
The School Direct Primary Training Programme is open to all graduates, and is funded by tuition fees paid by the trainee, who may receive a bursary from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL).
For all enquiries regarding PCGE School Direct training, please contact:
Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL)
Telephone: 01823 348268
Preferred candidate profile
Ideal candidates for School Direct are high-quality graduates who wish to be part of a school team from day one.
SCIL are able to offer you the option of gaining a Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Development whilst you undertake your School Direct Programme.
School Direct Training Programme £8000/£9000*
*support funding may be available through Student Finance England
Schools interested in participating in School Direct should visit the Department for Education’s School Direct page for more information.
How to apply
Applications must be made via UCAS. If you would like more information about the Primary places available, please contact Nikki Blake (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), Administration Project Leader at SCIL.
If you are applying for a Secondary or Primary place, please use either:
- Provider: S31 (Somerset SCIL) Course code: 2C96
- Provider: 232 (Heathfield Community School) Course code: 2MKC
Please rest assured it does not matter which of the two codes you use. All applications will be considered against the same criteria by the School Direct Programme Manager.
How to apply
Click here to apply
(This link will take you to the UCAS webportal for PGCE applicants).