The North West SCITT programme is focused on producing highly effective, fully qualified teachers.

Our year-long innovative school-led model will give you the skills and experience needed to find a teaching position in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 or specialist provision for children with SEN/D.

ITT Curriculum Intent

It is our intent to provide all of our trainee teachers with a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum, which is sufficiently flexible to meet personal, local or national priorities and needs.  The quality of our curriculum can be judged on how effectively we provide our trainees with opportunity to develop:

Knowledge of:

Primary and Early Years Curriculum

Progression in subjects across key stages

Effective pedagogy

Theories of teaching and learning

Statutory Frameworks e.g. Safeguarding, Inclusion

Health and Wellbeing e.g. Paediatric First Aid, Mental Health First Aid.

Skills to:

Meet the Teachers’ Standards

Be resilient and self-reliant teachers

Manage behaviour for learning

Manage own workload and work life balance

Be an accurate communicator

Self-reflect and self-research

Teach creatively to secure pupil progress.

ITT Curriculum Implementation

During our training period, we will use a number of interconnected and sequential mechanisms to support the development of our trainees’ knowledge and skills including:

Centre based training led by Expert Practitioners

School based training led by expert mentors

Competency coaching led by link tutors

On line learning and self-study

ITT Curriculum Impact

The impact of our curriculum provision, will be evident by the confidence and competency demonstrated by our trainees as they enter their first teaching post and remain in the profession, making a difference to the life chances of children they teach.

Through our excellent partnership with 36 schools across the North West region, we're able to provide students with effective mentorship and real world experience that translates into real success.