What qualifications are required?

You will need a GCSE grade C/level 4 or above (or equivalent), in Maths and English (also Science for primary teaching).  You will also need a UK honours degree preferably a minimum of 2:2 classification (or equivalent). 

Does my degree need to be in the subject I want to teach?

No, we would usually want you to have an A Level in the subject you want to teach but will consider applications from people with relevant experience.  There is likely to be a requirement to complete a subject knowledge enhancement course.

When can I start my application?

Applications are now open for the 2017-18 cohort and are completed via the UCAS website

What subjects / courses do you have available for 2017-18?

You can see our subjects and remaining places HERE

How much are the course fees for 2017-18?

The CLF SCITT course fee for 2017-18 is £9000.

What funding support can I access?

Detailed information about funding can be found HERE

Is the course full time?

Yes, the course is full time and runs from late August - mid July.

Where will I be based?

All training and most placements will take place in one of the CLF academies.  Occasionally placements will be at non-CLF schools/academies in the local area.  

What time does the course start and finish each day?

Training centre days are 8.30 - 4.00.  School based days will be 8.15 - 4.30

How many school placements will I have?

The Primary and Secondary courses include three school placements in a minimum of 2 separate schools/academies.

How do you select the placements?

Placement allocation is determined by availability and suitability.  Every effort is made to minimise travel distances.

What qualifications will I graduate with?

The CLF SCITT courses result in the recommendation of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE accredited by the University of the West of England.

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