School Centred Initial Teacher Training

in Leicester & Leicestershire

Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT, partnered with a University of Leicester PGCE, offer Outstanding (OFSTED 2009/2016) School Direct primary teacher training (FS/KS1 and KS1/KS2). We are the top primary provider in the East Midlands (The Good Teacher Training Guide, 2017) and work very closely with over 80 of the best schools across Leicestershire.

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE: Through online interviews we are continuing to recruit for September 2020. We are also holding interactive online information events. Please contact Adam Thomas 07772 521623 or Cath Chilvers 07748 971953 for further information or email admin@leics-scitt.co.uk. We will be delighted to speak to you.

SCITT Managers introduce current trainees, NQTs and teachers talking about their experiences on the SCITT

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE: Contact us through admin@leics-scitt.co.uk to join one of our remote, online information events for potential candidates.

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Welcome to Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT

'High Standards and a passion for improving outcomes for pupils permeate every aspect of the course.' (OFSTED 2016)

What We Offer

  • charismatic and expert trainers, actively engaged in raising standards in local schools;
  • a clear emphasis on putting theory into practice in both the central and school-based training;
  • experience in teaching on block placements in three contrasting primary schools;
  • teaching across the Early Primary (3-7 yrs) or Primary (5-11 yrs) age range, working with pupils from rich and diverse cultural backgrounds;
  • experience training and working in an outstanding special school;
  • gaining an internationally recognised full PGCE qualification with Masters level credits, accredited by the University of Leicester;
  • outstanding personalised support from a close-knit group of fellow trainees and dedicated trainers, with whom you are likely to form very strong links and friendships;

Why Us?

The outcomes of the SCITT lead the field nationally and regionally in terms of NQT satisfaction, awarding Qualified Teaching Status and employment rates.

The SCITT has been an amazing experience and has transformed me, with the guidance of inspirational tutors, from a novice trainee in September to a confident teacher, ready to share my enthusiasm with my own class, in the space of 9½ months - Owen P, 2019

The SCITT course was superb. The expert training is child-focused throughout and you feel completely supported by the whole SCITT family on every step of your journey - Ben, 2019

A fantastic course made a tough year a fun and enjoyable one - Alicia P, 2019

Excellent organisation, skilled tutors and so much support given throughout the year...4 years on, I have moved on to become a mathematics leader and part of the school senior leadership team...if you are passionate about teaching then this is definitely the route to go! - Sukhpreet D, 2018


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Half way through the year already.l! Hope everyone is safe and well. It’s wonderful to say that next month is the start of our new academic year with new trainees. #excitingtimesahead ...

Half way through the year already.l! Hope everyone is safe and well. It’s wonderful to say that next month is the start of our new academic year with new trainees. #excitingtimesahead

We can't believe that it's June already! Time is just whizzing by. However, there is still time to apply to become a Primary School teacher. We hold online information events on Thursdays and this week is filling up fast. If it is something you want to know more about, send us an email to admin@leics-scitt.co.uk and we look forward to hearing from you. ...

We cant believe that its June already! Time is just whizzing by.  However, there is still time to apply to become a Primary School teacher.  We hold online information events on Thursdays and this week is filling up fast.  If it is something you want to know more about, send us an email to admin@leics-scitt.co.uk and we look forward to hearing from you.

Lovely to receive potential applicant requests for our on-line information evening this Thursday. Do you want to become a Primary School Teacher? If so, email us at admin@leics-SCITT.co.uk to find out more and book your place for this Thursday. ...

Lovely to receive potential applicant requests for our on-line information evening this Thursday. Do you want to become a Primary School Teacher? If so, email us at admin@leics-SCITT.co.uk to find out more and book your place for this Thursday.

Have you ever wanted to be a Primary School Teacher? With one week left before the half term and then only half a term before the summer holidays, places on our course are filling up fast. But, there's still time. You can sign up to our free online information event and workshop evening to find out more. We are always interested in meeting graduates or final year undergrads who are considering primary teaching in Leicester and Leicestershire. Thursday at 6pm is out next event. Email: admin@leics-scitt.co.uk to book your place. ...

Have you ever wanted to be a Primary School Teacher? With one week left before the half term and then only half a term before the summer holidays, places on our course are filling up fast.  But, theres still time. You can sign up to our free online information event and workshop evening to find out more. We are always interested in meeting graduates or final year undergrads who are considering primary teaching in Leicester and Leicestershire. Thursday at 6pm is out next event. Email: admin@leics-scitt.co.uk to book your place.
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Thinking of becoming a Primary School teacher? Contact us to find out how you can get more information. We still have spaces on our weekly online events held every Thursday to give you everything you need to know. Email: admin@leics-scitt.co.uk @LeicsSCITT

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