Our Course

Do you want to teach in a range of engaging Primary Schools? Want to have a say in where your training takes place and what experiences you have? Want to gain a PGCE with QTS? Then School Direct at Church Langton is the course for you!

We are based in the South East of Leicestershire near Market Harborough. We have good road links being close to the A6, A47 and A14. We will provide three high quality teaching placements across our excellent partnership of schools. We work in conjunction with the University of Leicester who will provide you with Outstanding (Ofsted 2016) academic training.

At Church Langton, we are the Lead School for our Alliance of schools- meaning we coordinate the School Direct program in conjunction with the University. Our School Direct Leader works closely with mentors, students, heads and tutors to provide a cohesive and effective program.

We can be flexible and allocate teaching practices according to students’ needs or experiences, matching you with the best schools for you. We have a range of highly skilled, experienced specialist teachers whom you can learn from. Training opportunities will be available to you from every school in our Alliance.

How to apply:

To apply for our School Direct course, you will need to do so online via UCAS:

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/teacher-training/

Search for Primary, School Direct, QTS Postgraduate

Applications open in mid-October and places usually fill up pretty quickly!

Our course is a non-salaried route into teaching.

Once you have applied, you may be selected for interviewed by us, then if you are successful, by the University of Leicester. If you are successful in both interviews then you will be offered a place.

We really hope you decide to apply!