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Who can apply?

Anyone with a degree can apply to train on a School Direct programme. UCAS require applicants to hold the minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English to a grade C/4. Before starting training, all candidates must also pass the QTS Skills test in Maths and English (in addition to GCSEs) and hold a current DBS certificate.

To support your application and widen your experience of schools, any time spent within an educational setting in the sector you are applying for would enhance and strengthen your application. This would best be endorsed by a reference from the provider, which can be brought to the interview. 

Many School Direct applicants come straight from University, others make the choice to come to teaching after successful careers in other professions. We will consider every application on its individual merits.