We look beyond course completion. Join us for your teaching journey and make a difference. From Day One.
Train to teach in your local school. Meet new friends and make a difference to local children.
SS Simon & Jude CE Primary School, Bolton is the lead school in the successful Teach Bolton Primary Partnership. We have been involved in School Direct school-based teacher training with the University of Cumbria from its very first year and we are proud to celebrate a 100% employment record for students completing our School Direct Programme. For us, this is what School Direct is all about.
Our personalised programme supports you to
Teaching is a career, not a course. We support you beyond completion. And we begin at Day One.
You then need to select your local campus.
Bolton – Campus Code S
Not in the Bolton area? We deliver School Direct teacher training in Knowsley and East Manchester/ Tameside. Take a look:
Teach Bolton @ Knowsley Campus Code A
Teach Bolton @ Tameside Campus Code B
School Direct is a great pathway to become a teacher as you will be surrounded with expert support and guidance from your colleagues. Within our partnership schools you will meet newly qualified teachers, former School Direct trainees, National Leaders of Education, Specialist Leaders of Education and Outstanding teachers – all loaded with advice, support, experience and skills to kick start your teaching journey.
During your teacher training PGCE year, you will spent time in at least two placement schools. Our partnership of excellent primary schools enables you to experience a range of school settings with the added benefit of specialist subject teaching input from leading staff in the partnership. School Direct is the ideal opportunity to make your mark. You will build up teaching contacts throughout the year and form good impressions amongst your peers in readiness for that all important job interview, ready to secure your first teaching post as a Newly Qualified Teacher.
School Direct is a local initial teacher training model for local people. It offers a flexible alternative to a further year’s study away from home. Accredited by the University of Cumbria, the training comes to you, with all lectures and training delivered locally. The key features of our Teach Bolton programme include:
Our lead school is SS Simon & Jude CE Primary School in Great Lever, Bolton. Visit the individual school websites below to find out more about our partner schools and the range of settings we work with.