Primary Programmes

The Primary course with The South Downs SCITT will prepare you to teach the 5 to 11 age range. This course offers a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from The University of Chichester as well as Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

The course is full time for 1 year and starts in September. You will undertake two placements in schools and train to teach in 2 consecutive Key Stages (1 and 2).

There will be complementary 3 day placements in a special school and in Early Years/Reception and Key Stage 3.

Training with the SCITT will be on Fridays and you will be in your school Mondays to Thursdays. You will be supported throughout your placement by our Primary Tutor both at the SCITT and in your schools.

Secondary Programmes

The Secondary courses with The South Downs SCITT will prepare you to teach the 11-16 age range. This course offers a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from The University of Chichester  as well as Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

We offer training in English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computing, French, German, Spanish, History, Geography, Drama, Art & Design and PE. The course is full time for 1 year and starts in September. You will undertake two placements in schools and train to teach in 2 consecutive Key Stages (3 and 4).

There will be complementary 3 day placements in a special school and in Key Stages 2 and 5.

Training with the SCITT will be on Fridays and you will be in your school Mondays to Thursdays. You will be supported throughout your placement by our Subject Tutors both at the SCITT and in your schools.

Pre-Course Tasks:

 

Things to do before starting your training:

How does the teacher use his or her relationship with the students to enhance their learning?

How does the teacher start and end the lesson?

How does the teacher meet and greet the class at the start of the lesson?

How does the teacher set the learning outcomes and then return to them during the course of the lesson?

How does the teacher pace the lesson? 

 

Reading List: Pick one!

 

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