Open Days for 2017/18 Course - 29 Sept & 20 Oct 2016
Please contact us direct to book your place
Officially rated as 'Outstanding in all areas' in our 2015 Ofsted inspection

Welcome to the North Tyneside School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) Programme.

Thinking about becoming a primary school teacher?

With North Tyneside Council’s primary teacher training course you can gain Qualified Teacher Status and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, accredited by Northumbria University.

We combine high quality, extensive classroom based experience, with expert guidance and support. Our course will equip you with the necessary subject knowledge and practical skills to be able to teach anywhere.

We’ll also provide you with

•    A free laptop
•    Free Wi-Fi access
•    Free office printing

Check out further details about what we can offer on the website or come and visit us on one of our open days to see what makes us so special.  

We’d love to meet you and talk through how our course can get you on the road to a successful career in primary teaching.  Members of our training team will be on hand and you can have a look at the facilities we provide.

We will be hosting open days on Thursday 29 Sept & Thursday 20 Oct2016 from 4.30pm until 6pm at the North Tyneside SCITT training base which is located at The Langdale Centre, Langdale Gardens, Wallsend, NE28 0HG. The session will provide you with further information about the programme and is a great opportunity for you to view the facilities on offer as well as meeting members of the SCITT team and partnership schools.

If you would like to attend an open day please contact the SCITT office via telephone on 0191 643 8855 or via e-mail at to confirm your place.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 Why Choose North Tyneside SCITT?
  • Continues to be rated outstanding by Ofsted (2015).
  • 100% of 2016 completing graduates were 'very satisfied'.
  • 100% of 2016 trainees would recommend the SCITT to others.
  • More than 90%  of North Tyneside SCITT trainees are recommended for Qualified Teacher Status each year.
  • On average over the last three years 85% of trainees have exited the course with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (60 credits at Masters Level).
  • Over 30 partnership schools, all highly committed to your training.
  • Guaranteed placements in contrasting schools within the partnership.
  • Year on year the overwhelming majority of trainees gain employment by December following completion of their initial teacher training year - with a high number of these trainees going straight into jobs in local schools.
  • Ideal for trainees who are looking for a more school based route.
  • Substantial opportunities to gain high quality experience in primary expertise and practice.
  • Expert support from locally and nationally recognised primary and education specialists.
  • Small cohort group and bespoke support.
  • Based in a professional and well-resourced training environment.