The SCITT will offer three routes for 2022-2023

Applicants can choose to apply for the following routes:

Age phase 3-7 years old (Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1) provider led route (N73 - 2C4L)

Age phase 5-11 years old (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2) provider led route (N73 - 2ZPF)

Age phase 5-11 years old (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2) School Direct route (1NB - 2C4K)

Please be aware that if you choose more than one of the above routes you will be interviewed for all routes chosen at the same interview day. The final decision from the day will apply to all routes chosen.

School Direct

North Tyneside SCITT is delighted to continue its close collaboration with the New York Primary School. For 2022-2023 the North Tyneside SCITT has a number of additional places training in the age phase 5-11 (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2) via our School Direct route. A small number of non-salaried School Direct places are available via New York Primary School (course code 1NB). Successful School Direct applicants will receive school and centre-based training through North Tyneside SCITT.

Selection Procedure

All interviews for North Tyneside SCITT will be held in our partnership schools, this gives applicants the opportunity to find out about our programme first hand from head teachers, expert mentors and trainees in schools. Candidates will be required to undertake a variety of tasks during the day such as:

  • Observation task working with a small group of children
  • English task
  • Maths task
  • Formal interview

School staff and SCITT tutors are members of the interviewing panel. Further information regarding the roll out of the interview day and tasks to be completed will be detailed within correspondence prior to the interview.

Whilst ensuring that we can provide the conditions and training required, you must be prepared to demonstrate a strong potential to train as a primary teacher and your suitability for an offer of a place. The SCITT has thorough and rigorous selection procedures to ensure that the strongest applicants are offered places on the programme.

Interview results are communicated as soon as possible after the interview takes place but any offer of acceptance of a place is conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory references, medical report and police clearance.

Financial Information

The course tuition fee for the 2022-2023 course will be £9,250. There is no training bursary award for Primary teacher training courses for 2022-2023.

Student loans to cover the tuition fee as well as additional funding are available from Student Finance England. This easy-to-use resource includes tools to estimate any grants and calculate loan repayments.

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