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John Spence Community High School is the Lead School for the North East Partnership SCITT; an
outstanding physical education initial teacher training provider offering both secondary and primary
post-graduate courses.

The North East Partnership:

  • Has consistently been graded as outstanding by Ofsted;
  • Is consistently ranked as one of the top ten initial teacher training providers in the country in the Good Teacher Training Guide;
  • Achieves consistently outstanding outcomes for trainees in terms of completion, employment and attainment;
  • Is the largest physical education provider in the north east and one of the largest in the country;
  • Is a national centre of excellence for physical education.

To find out more:

Applications for 2019/20:

  • Applicants can search for courses via the DfE portal from the 2nd October 2018;
  • The application window for the academic year 2019/20 opens on the 9th October 2018 via UCAS Teacher Training:
    • Secondary: North East Partnership SCITT (Physical Education) – UCAS Code N55 2LFK
    • Primary: North East Partnership SCITT (Physical Education – School Direct) – UCAS Code 25W 2Q9L;
  • Interested applicants are advised to apply early as we are expecting a high volume of applications;
  • We hope to recruit 28 secondary and 12 primary trainees.


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