St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School

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

Course Timetable 2022-2023

On the St Polycarp’s Educational Partnership programme, the majority of the course will be spent training ‘on the job’ in school, however the academic element is completed in blocks tutored by educational experts in these institutions.

To gain a better understanding of how the year might look, please click here

The University of Reading's Institute of Education

The University of Reading's Institute of Education is an established provider of high-quality training and research. They have been ranked in the top  10 universities for education for over a decade.

Committed to developing caring, reflective, professional teachers, they have well-established partnerships with over 300 schools in Berkshire and the surrounding area. Ofsted report that "Head teachers are eager to appoint trainees, because they are well prepared and have the necessary high standards of practice required to begin their teaching career" ITE inspection report September 2016. This course celebrates the wealth of experience provided by schools, with an emphasis on continuous time in a school setting, supported by university lectures.

A tuition-fee funded student case study. See their programme twitter feed. Monthly information evenings

Qualification - PCGE + QTS or QTS only
Apply using UCAS Code - 3CHN, 3D28 (QTS only), 3DZX (Salaried route)
For salaried route - please ensure that funding in a school is in place before applying.
http://www.reading.ac.uk/education/pgce-qts/ioe-primary-school-direct.aspx