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SCITT Open Events Spring 2017

Get into Teaching- Your future, their future!  Do you want to transform childen’s lives? Put yourself in the strongest possible position to make informed decisions and perform well at interview by attending a drop in SCITT Open Evening in an informal and welcoming atmosphere.

These events offer friendly, personalised advice from the Course Management to support all those interested in Primary Initial Teacher Training.  We are very happy to offer information regarding:

  • the different routes into ITT (including University, SCITT and School Direct routes) and which routes might suit you best;
  • the next steps  to take to successfully apply for ITT;
  • how to gain and use pre-course experience in schools to start their training/attend interviews in as strong a position as possible;

Suitable candidates may be offered opportunities to gain pre- interview/course experience through focused placements  in SCITT or School Direct alliance partner schools.

Dates for events in Spring term 2017  are:

Thursday 23rd Feb 2017   4.30-6.30p                                                   Dovelands Primary School,  Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TJ

monday 13th March 2017   4.30-6.30pm:                                            Dovelands Primary School,  Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TJ

On Saturday 28th Jan  2017 10.00am -1.00pm   The SCITT and School Direct routes will have stalls at a Teach Leics Event in City of Leicester College Evington, Leicester.  This event  is for all Leicester/Leicestershire ITT providers.  Visit for details and to book a place. Teach Leics Flyer.

 Please contact the SCITT   to find out more about any of the above events and complete and attach a Potential Applicant form to register for attendance at an open evening event .The SCITT will tailor the events to the needs of potential applicants attending.

The SCITT administrators and management are always willing to offer advice/support by phone (0116 254 3187)  or email ( to potential applicants, outside of these events.