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School Direct Teacher Training

Inspire the Next Generation!


Are you making use of your degree? Are you driven to shape lives and inspire the next generation? South Bromsgrove  is a successful and well-established lead school for School Direct Initial Teacher Training.  We offer friendly and supportive training placements, high quality mentoring and excellent employment prospects.

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, including 3rd year under-graduates, career seekers and career changers. 

All teacher training programmes run from September to June and incorporate two school placements along with a comprehensive professional studies programme delivered in schools by serving, experienced teachers.

To apply for Initial Teacher Training for September 2023, please visit the DfE Apply pages using the link below. Courses can be viewed and applications started from 4th October 2022.  Applications can be submitted from 11th October 2022 onwards.

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If you are interested in finding out more you can attend one of our School Experience days or complete our enquiry form using the links below.

Enquiry Form

School Experience Days - register your interest


September 2023 - We are offering training programmes in the following areas:

  • Primary (5 - 11) (In partnership with Bromsgrove Primary Alliance and  University of Worcester)
  • Primary (3 - 7) (In partnership with Bromsgrove Primary Alliance and  University of Worcester)
  • Physical Education (with University of Worcester)
  • Biology Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • Chemistry Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • Physics Secondary  (with University of Worcester)
  • Business Studies Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • Economics Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • English Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • Geography Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • History Secondary (with University of Worcester) 
  • Mathematics Secondary (with University of Worcester)
  • Modern Foreign Languages Secondary (with University of Worcester) 
  • Music (with Haybridge SCITT)
  • Art and Design Secondary (with University of Worcester or Haybridge SCITT)
  • Design Technology - Food (with University of Worcester)
  • Design Technology Secondary (with Haybridge SCITT)


What do applicants need?

A degree or higher from a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification.  Applicants with a degree not related to their preferred subject area will be considered.  


This School Direct route allows you to achieve QTS and a PGCE qualification as well as credits towards Masters Accreditation. There will be opportunities to complete the Masters following your training year.

Bursaries and scholarships are available for some shortage subjects. Visit for further details.