Open events and drop in sessions Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018

We are actively seeking high quality, committed applicants for both the Early Primary and Primary routes to our SCITT and School Direct programmes.

On  Fridays in term time we have drop in sessions for potential applicants,  offering personalised advice over a cup of coffee.  We can discuss routes, interview processes and  the next steps to finding out if teaching is the career for you, with advice and information on how to make your application as strong as possible.

We also offer regular Open Events in the evenings. Our Open Events  start at 4.00-4.30pm  and take place in  Dovelands School, Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TJ.  Dates of the next events are:

Tuesday 28th November 

Monday 11th December

Monday 15th January

Thursday 8th February

Monday 26th February

Tuesday 20th March 


Please phone 0116 254 3187  or email  our office in Dovelands Primary  School ( ) to book attendance at one of these sessions or to receive the latest news, updates and advice, regarding all aspects of the SCITT and its School Direct programmes and application and interview processes.

Our School Direct routes are run in partnership with the:

  • Oadby Launde Partnership (OLP) Teaching School Alliance;
  • Syston  and Thurmaston Educational Partnership (STEP) Teaching School alliance;
  • Ash Field Academy Teaching School alliance (Special Education);
  • Abbey Teaching School;
  • Christ the King RC School partnership  (a faith based partnership of schools).

All these SD alliances are able to welcome visits from interested applicants, arranged through the SCITT.

The SCITT will also arrange high quality, focused school experience for suitable candidates within these School Direct and Teaching School alliances and other Leicester and Leicestershire schools.