University of Northampton
Primary Education 5-11
Students on this course train to teach children within Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 (5-11).
An Honours degree from a UK University (or equivalent) and whenever possible the classification should be a 2.1 or First. Evidence, usually a school headed letter, of a minimum 10 days experience in a school/setting (within the last 2 years) in a mainstream school in KS1 or KS2, which follows the National Curriculum, prior to application. We recommend gaining experience across both key stages. Applicants need to have a minimum of 5 GCSE passes at grade C or above and these must include mathematics, English Language and science. Applicants must pass the National College for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) professional skills tests in numeracy and literacy prior to enrolling on the programme.
Mathematics and English; science and design and technology; the wider curriculum including history, geography, art, music, PE, ICT, MFL, and re; professional studies; school experience.
Assessment is continuous and includes professional dialogues between trainee and tutor, written assignments and practical teaching. Partner schools share the responsibility for the assessment of the trainee during placements. A substantial part of the programme will be spent in partner settings and schools, which will enable trainees to develop competence in practical teaching in a range of educational contexts.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Park Campus||Northampton||NN2 7AL||East Midlands|
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