Noctua School Alliance

Member Area

Teacher Training

Description of the offer
Pudsey Primrose Hill is the Lead School for Teacher Training working collaboratively with Noctua School Alliance. We work together with primary schools across Leeds to offer School Direct as a high quality and professionally respected route into teaching.

School Direct
As a graduate with a good honours degree, you can apply via UCAS to the partnership to undertake your training. The year-long programme is school-based and training is delivered by Primrose Hill and our partner Higher Education Institute - Educate Teacher Training. 

Our aim is to train the next generation of outstanding teachers and we're keen to recruit trainees who share this vision. We provide bespoke training, delivered by outstanding practitioners, across a diverse range of schools. Training is tailored to the needs and experiences of each individual trainee, taking account of his or her existing knowledge and skills.

After a year’s successful training, you'll achieve PGCE and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and be in an excellent position to gain employment.

Minimum qualifications required
You will need GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and Science and a 2:2 Honours degree or above in any subject.

School Direct unsalaried route:

  • You meet the minimum qualification requirement.
  • You may have had some experience of working with children. This may be in a voluntary capacity.
  • You will pay a training fee.
  • You may be eligible for a range of bursaries and can apply for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of the training.
How to apply
UCAS opens from 12th October 2021 for courses starting in September 2022 (APPLY 1).
If you don’t get an offer from APPLY 1 you can apply from January 2022 via APPLY 2.
You must apply in APPLY 1 before you can apply in APPLY 2.

Please use the following course codes when searching under Pudsey Primrose Hill lead school:
School Direct Fee Paying 3DRN

Shortlisting will take place once enough applications are received via UCAS. There is no pre-determined date for this. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a face to face interview. Interviews will be held in schools and will involve school leaders and representatives from Educate Teacher Training

If successful, you'll be made an offer conditional on qualification checks, passing professional skills tests and a satisfactory DBS Check.

Our partner schools

Pudsey Primrose Hill (Lead School)
Pudsey Waterloo Primary School
Armley Park Primary School

Calverley Parkside Primary School

Pudsey Greenside Primary School

Pudsey Southroyd Primary School