Attending a Taster Week is perfect opportunity to find out everything there is to know about teacher training, how to make the most of your placement visits, and a fulfilling career in teaching
66% of participants have been offered a place on our training programme already this year! Don’t miss your opportunity.
What participants have said about the Taster Weeks in January and March so far this year
“I found the week extremely helpful and inspirational, you really do put a lot of thought into helping aspiring teachers and I’ve been excited to begin my teaching journey ever since!
“The whole week was very useful, school placement gives the best preparation/experience of the school environment, everyone was very helpful”
It was an insightful experience, learning and sharing from everyone’s experience of the week”
This week has provided me with everything I needed. I’m so pleased I did it, I am now certain this is what I want to do” Primary participant – since January Taster Week has applied and been offered a place with Bluecoat SCITT and starts in September 2019!
“Staff and students all week were lovely, very knowledgeable, and informative, I had a great week’s experience!” Biology participant – since January Taster Week has applied and been offered a place with Bluecoat SCITT and starts in September 2019
|Monday Bluecoat SCITT Training Centre||Tuesday - ThursdayPlacement School||Friday Bluecoat SCITT Training Centre|
|9.30 Arrival - Refreshments/ Introduction to School Experience/ Issue of placement timetable||8.15 – 3.30 (Dependent on individual school timetables) School Experience Day at Placement School||9.00 Arrival – Refreshments Introduction to Teacher Training/ Supporting your ITT application /QA Session Lunch (provided) /Subject Specific Training Session|
Recruitment Events offer a great opportunity to find out more about teacher training and what a career in teaching has to offer. They’re also a great way for you to come and meet us and obtain advice about how to get into teaching, and find out about our training programme.
Whether you’re just getting started on your application, or are close to submitting it, you will find lots of help and support about how to apply, financial support and what to expect on the course. There is also the opportunity to talk to current trainees about their experiences.
We ask that you book a place at an event so we know to expect you.
|Application & Information Recruitment Event||Thursday||25 April 2019||4.30 pm - 6.00 pm||Bluecoat SCITT Alliance||Booking required - follow BOOK HERE link below|
TO HELP US PLAN OUR EVENTS PLEASE BOOK TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST
1) You’ll need to hold an undergraduate DEGREE awarded by a UK higher education provider, or a recognised equivalent qualification
2) You’ll need to have achieved a standard equivalent to grade C (4) or above in GCSE English and Mathematics
3) If you intend to train to teach pupils aged 3-11 (early years and primary), you must also have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade C(4) or above in a GCSE Science subject