This course is in partnership with over 100 local primary schools. Itis rated highly by local schools, students and Ofsted. It providestraining in all National Curriculum subjects with a particular focus onMathematics, English and Science. High quality support is provided byUniversity based tutors and trained school based tutors. Over 50% of theprogramme is based in Partnership Schools. It leads directly toQualified Teacher Status (QTS). Trainees audit their progress againstthe QTS Standards. They are assessed continually during professionalplacements in school and receive high quality feedback. Subjectknowledge in English, mathematics and science is audited regularly. Inaddition assignments are submitted which relate to the teaching ofEnglish, Mathematics, Science and ICT. The programme preparesparticipants to teach children aged 5-11 in the primary phase. ThePrimary PGCE course is highly regarded by local headteachers and therate of employment of trainees from the course is consistently high.
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