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Scarborough Teaching Alliance

Scarborough Teaching Alliance

Yorkshire Coast Radio has teamed up with Scarborough Teaching Alliance led by the Outstanding Childhaven Community Nursery School.  If you or someone you know are thinking about a career in teaching then look no further than the School Direct programme.   School Direct is an exciting, hands-on, school-led training programme giving graduate trainees the opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners in schools within the Scarborough Teaching Alliance.


Train to teach in Scarborough Schools and be the inspiration a young child needs.

Have you thought about a career in teaching?

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Come along to our Train To Teach event on


At The Stephen Joseph Theatre Westborough Scarborough Tel: 01723 373231

Advanced Early Years PGCE

Early Years PGCE

We can offer placements in nursery,
special schools and reception and key
stage 1. Students will access the wellregarded
Advanced Early Years PGCE
provided by the University of Hull,
leading to Qualified Teacher Status

Primary PGCE

Primary PGCE

Placements in Key Stage 2 classes in a
range of schools, reflecting the diversity
of our communities. Students will
access the well-regarded Primary
PGCE provided by the University of Hull,
leading to Qualified Teacher Status


The CREC Early Years Partnership SCITT programme


The CREC Early Years Partnership
(CEYP) SCITT programme offers a oneyear,
full-time, early years, school based
route to qualification as a primary or
early years teacher with QTS including
PGCE provided by Birmingham City

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You need to be a graduate, ideally
with a 2:1 or above, although
consideration will be given to students
with a lower classification who can
demonstrate a commitment to
children's learning and development.



Course Fees

Course Fees

The tuition fees for School Direct is
£9000. Finance can be arranged
through the Students Loan Company
(SLC) A full tuition
fee loan will be available for the full
amount and will only begin
repayments once you are earning
over £21000 you may even qualify
for a bursary or maintenance grant.


How do I apply

how to apply

You can search for teacher training programmes starting in 2016 from 6 October 2015, and will be able to apply from 27 October 2015 on the UCAS website.




What are the Professional Skills Test

Professioal Skills test

All offers of places on School Direct programme will be subject to applicants passing the professional skills tests. It is therefore highly advisable for applicants to complete their professional skills test at the earliest opportunity .

School Experience

School Experience

As a guide, we recommend that you complete 10 days’ school experience prior to application . We can help arrange that and also enrol you on a School Experience programme or Subject Knowledge Enhancement.



Childhaven Community Nursery School


At Childhaven, we are committed to supporting our children develop into resilient, independent life-long learners. Offering outstanding early years education for children aged 2 - 4 . Funded places available . (2 year old funding subject to criteria)

Scarborough Teaching Alliance

Scarborough Teaching Alliance

As an outstanding school Childhaven Community Nursery School was able to apply to become a National Teaching School. Successfully designated in April 2014 it formed the Scarborough Teaching Alliance, a cross phase alliance of 7 schools including nursery, primary, secondary and special.




Contact Details



 Tel 01723 373231 -

Jane Pepper Headteacher
Emma-Jane Birley School Business Manager



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