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Primary (Core Provision 5-11)

Primary (Core Provision 5-11) - Training Programme

This programme is full time and runs from September until the end of June.

Fees for the programme for 2018/19 are £9,000.

Excellent outcomes

Led by Outstanding schools

A great place to live and work

A diverse range of schools

A personalised programme

Experienced support

Our primary programme is designed and delivered by senior leaders in our primary partner schools. Trainees will have the opportunity to benefit from hands on classroom experience and high quality professional learning led by teachers currently working in our schools. 

Schools participating in the programme include:

Beckfoot Priestthorpe Primary School Holycroft Primary School, Keighley
Brooklands Special School, Skipton Hookstone Chase Primary School, Harrogate
Carleton CE (Endowed) Primary School, Carleton  Kildwick CE VE Primary School
Cononley Community Primary School, Cononley Markington CE Primary School, Harrogate
Eastwood Community School, Keighley New Park Primary Academy, Harrogate
Gargrave CE Primary School, Gargrave Otley Street Nursery School, Skipton 
Greatwood CP School and Nursery, Skipton Riddlesden St Mary’s CE Primary School

Castle LogoWe are delighted to work in collaboration with the CASTLE Alliance, whose member schools provide placement and training opportunities. www.castlealliance.org.uk



Why Train to Teach Primary with Northern Lights?

  • Outstanding schools with experienced staff
  • Dedicated colleagues committed to initial teacher training
  • Diversity of school settings

Northern Lights SCITT primary schools have designed and developed the programme following years of involvement in initial teacher training.  As the eventual employers of Newly Qualified Teachers, schools are best placed to train future colleagues ensuring that they are fully prepared for the role of classroom teacher in local schools and beyond.

Staff in our schools are committed to mentoring and supporting trainees so that they are able to maximise the opportunities offered and benefit from their hands-on experience in the classroom.  Schools with expertise in particular aspects of primary provision host whole cohort training days during the school placements, allowing trainees to learn and discuss their own experiences with their peers.

If you are committed to giving children the best start, we are looking forward to receiving your application.

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