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To celebrate World Book Day 2019 we've teamed up with Scarborough Teaching Alliance to give you the chance to win £100 to spend on books for your very own little book worm!

We know that every year hours and hours are spent designing, making and scouring the shops for the perfect World Book Day costume and we want to see your outstanding efforts.

To be in with the chance of winning this brilliant prize all you have to do is upload a picture of your little one dressed up as their favourite character to our dedicated World Book Day Facebook Post which will go live on the Yorkshire Coast Radio Facebook page at 7am on Thursday 7th March 2019! Photo submissions will close at midnight on Sunday 10th March with the winner being announced both on-air and on our Facebook page Monday 11th!

What are you waiting for? Get crafting... we can't wait to see your creations!


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The Scarborough Teaching Alliance offer the School Direct training programme, leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) awarded by the University of Hull. Courses last one year, full time and trainees are based in good and outstanding schools around the Yorkshire Coast.

Applications are currently open for our training programmes which commence in Autumn 2019.

Primary PGCE - Lower Primary (3-7 years)

Offering placements in nursery, reception an Key Stage 1.  Students access the well-regarded advanced early years PGCE provided by the University of Hull, leading to Qualified Teacher Status.

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Offering placements in Key Stage 1 & 2 classes in a range of schools, reflecting the diversity of the communities served by our alliance schools. Sudents access the well-regarded primary PGCE provided by the University of Hull, leading to Qualified Teacher Status.

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Secondary PGCE

Offering places on our School Direct programme with PGCE, accredited by the University of Hull. We offer a range of subjects, usually including English, maths, science and modern foreign languages. Bursaries are available for key subjects.

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  • The dedicated World book Day Post will be live from 7am on Thursday 7th March and entries will be open until 11.59pm on Sunday 10th March 2019. Entries submitted after this time will not be entered into the draw.
  • To enter the competition, simply upload a picture of your little one dressed up as their favourite book character to the relevant Facebook post within the stated submission times as listed above.
  • The prize is a £100 book voucher to spend in store at Waterstones.
  • The winner will be drawn by staff members at Yorkshire Coast Radio.
  • The prize is non-transferable, non-negotiable and cannot be substituted for any other prize or cash value, nor can it be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • The Prize must be accepted within 2 weeks of the winner being informed.
  • The winner's names & related submitted pictures may be published on the Yorkshire Coast Radio website or social media sites if consent is given by guardian.
  • Yorkshire Coast Radio and Scarborough Teaching Alliance accept no responsibility for any lost entries.
  • All data submitted will not be passed or sold to third party companies.
  • Unless permission has been given otherwise when entering the prize draw, all previously unknown data to the promoters will be used solely for the purposes of the prize draw entered and correspondence immediately associated with it.
  • Entry to the competition signifies acceptance for the use of submitted information for the purposes of the competition and related correspondence.
  • Entries which are not in accordance with such terms and conditions will not be valid and the Promoter reserves the right in its discretion, to disqualify such entries at any time during the promotion.
  • The service providers reserve the right to award alternative prizes of equal, greater or lesser value, should the stated prizes or any part of them become unavailable for any reason.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, amend, terminate or temporarily suspend this promotion in the event of any unforeseen circumstances beyond its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties.
  • This competition is not in any way run by or in conjunction with Facebook.