'Interested in becoming a teacher?'

 School Direct PGCE Initial Teacher Training


At our school we recognise that part of our role is in training the teachers of the future and so are very proud to say that we work with Pickwick Learning Teaching School Alliance to provide a school-centred training route into teaching. We have several fee-paying places for our School Direct PGCE Primary Programme.

If you would like to train to become a teacher and would like to do so through Pickwick Learning, please see our website or go to


to find postgraduate teacher training. Search for and select Pickwick Learning to find out all about our School Direct programme.


To be eligible you will need a degree and English, Maths and Science GCSEs. If you would like to apply  you will need to register with UCAS and have this information to hand: our training provider code (23Z), training programme code (369B) and campus code '-' or ‘S’ if you are Bristol based

For more information on Initial Teacher Training (ITT) please visit the Pickwick Learning website www.pltsa.co.uk/school-direct-itt, come along to one of our Pickwick Introduction Meet and Greet sessions or contact:

Amy Tapscott (Director, PLTSA and School Direct ITT Lead):

e: Atapscott@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk   t: 01249 712387