Why Choose NT SCITT?


  • Continues to be rated outstanding by Ofsted (2015-2016).
  • 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.