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Primary Teacher Training in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset & Hampshire

Ofsted Outstanding | Poole Scitt Poole SCITT is a 'Schools-Centered Initial Teacher Training Course' leading to a Post-Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) in Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status. Created through partnerships between the participating primary schools and Kingston University, to offer initial teacher training, at primary school level, for up to 32 suitably qualified graduates.

Accredited by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) as an official provider of initial teacher training, it has been graded by OFSTED as Outstanding in all areas. Validated for PGCE status, the course carries 'M' credits towards a Masters degree.

Our mission is to inspire, motivate and educate future teachers to have a lifelong commitment to raising standards in schools by unlocking every learner's potential. Poole SCITT is committed to the inclusion of all eligible participants, regardless of sex, age, disability, sexuality, colour, religion or nationality. We welcome applications from ethnic minority and other under-represented groups.

Ofsted Outstanding

Ofsted Outstanding

"Consistently high completion and employment rates for all trainees.” Ofsted 2014.

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99% Employment

99% of our 2017-18, 2016-17 and 2015-16 trainees secured jobs after graduating. Our employment status numbers are always well above the national sector figures.

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100% Success Rate

100% trainee success rate with 65% of trainees achieving outstanding in their teaching practice.

Personalised Support

The small cohort size offers a more personalised learning approach and a network of a close learning community.

Why choose Poole SCITT?...

Why choose Poole SCITT?

"Exceptional teacher training resulting in the majority of trainees achieving top grades.” Ofsted 2014.

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South Coast location
South Coast location

The beautiful location of Poole, Dorset is used as the centre for the taught course for Poole SCITT.

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What do we offer?
What do we offer?

Poole SCITT is a high quality school-based primary teaching programme, which is constantly reviewed.

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Is the course right for you?
Is the course right for you?

Are you enthusiastic, hardworking, well organised and ready for a challenging but rewarding year with Poole SCITT?

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Poole SCITT is located in Poole, Dorset

Ad Astra Infant School, Poole, Dorset is used as the Course Centre for the Poole SCITT. The Course Centre for Poole SCITT is well placed in a self contained annex at Ad Astra Infant School, our Lead School. The centre comprises of our administration office and teaching space, a well equipped library and resource room, as well as a spacious common room. A considerable number of taught course sessions also take place in Poole SCITT's partner schools and often involve working directly with children. The SCITT team is based at the Centre and is responsible for the general direction and day-to-day coordination of the course. All of the SCITT team and the Professional Tutors will offer plenty of personal support throughout the course.

Contact Details

Poole SCITT,
Ad Astra Infant School
Sherborn Crescent
BH17 8AP

Tel: 01202 605315

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