We are passionately committed to giving every young child the best possible start in life. We believe in the unique value of each individual and care deeply about the impact of our training on our trainees and the lives of the children they will work with.
Join us and receive high quality training and support to turn your talents to teaching.
In 2015 the SCITT is offering both Early Primary (3-7yrs) and Primary ( 5-11yrs) courses. The SCITT will also work closely with four outstanding Teaching School alliances to accredit unsalaried School Direct courses.
Frequently asked questions about the training.
The Good Teacher Training Guide
Did you know that `The Good Teacher Training Guide’, published annually by the Centre for Education and Employment Research at the University of Buckingham, provides comprehensive information about course quality for all Initial Teacher Training courses in England. In 2012 The Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT was found to be the top primary training provider for quality. Download your copy here to compare providers (pdf – opens in a new window)
“When we calculate a quality score from the inspectors’ and newly qualified teachers’ ratings, the top primary provider for quality is the Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT, followed by Cambridge University and the Devon Primary SCITT Group.” THE GOOD TEACHER TRAINING GUIDE 2012
Open Evenings: Interested in entering Primary Initial Teacher Training?
The SCITT Course Manager will be holding FREE after school, informal workshops in Autumn and Spring terms 2014/15 at Dovelands to offer support to potential applicants to primary postgraduate primary teacher training. PLEASE contact the SCITT to book a place or gain further information about these events.