St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School

St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School

Train to Teach at St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School

As an outstanding primary school, St Polycarp’s extends its passion for engaging and personalised learning to our high quality teacher training programme. We are invested in supporting aspiring teachers to fulfil their potential within the nurturing environment of one of our partnership schools. Working with Reading University offers the ideal balance between learning from skilled classroom practitioners in good and outstanding schools, and curriculum experts in their field at the university. Our School Direct programme values the individual's experience; once you join us at St Polycarp’s you will be supported by experienced and well trained mentors within the supportive culture of our partnership schools. As one of the lead strategic partner schools for Xavier Teaching School Hub, we are at the forefront of educational change and will bring you one step closer to starting a rewarding and fulfilling career in primary teaching.


Please click on our interactive brochure below to find out more about the different routes into teaching, and what makes us stand out as a training provider.




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