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  PGCE - Primary (3-7)


Liverpool Hope University    School of Education

Full time See Course PGCE 12 months
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Embark on your journey to becoming a qualified teacher of young children aged 3-7 with the PGCE Primary (3-7) programme. This comprehensive course at Liverpool Hope University offers a perfect blend of theory and practical experience. Delve into various areas such as Early Years Foundation Stage, National Curriculum subjects, and professional development to equip yourself with the essential skills for teaching. Engage in school placements to enhance your abilities and receive one-on-one guidance from experienced tutors. The course emphasises the integration of theory and practice, ensuring you are well-prepared for the challenges of the teaching profession. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary QTS Early Years Specialism, providing you with Qualified Teacher Status and 60 Masters credits. Entry requirements include a 2:1 Honours Degree or above, with relevant school experience being advantageous. Join this programme to nurture your teaching skills and become a reflective, knowledgeable, and caring educator.

About the course

The PGCE Primary (3-7) course is ideal if you are looking to become a qualified teacher of children aged 3-7. You will study across a number of areas including; initial professional development covering the principles of the teaching profession, the EYFS areas of learning including Prime and Specific areas such as Communication and Language, Physical Development, Personal, Social and Emotional development, Literacy, Maths, Expressive Arts and Design and Understanding the World. You also receive training in National Curriculum areas such as; English, Mathematics, Science, ICT, History, Geography, Art, Music, PE and RE. 

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Entry Requirements

An undergraduate Honours Degree 2:1 or above. 2:2 may be considered if you have a Masters qualification.

GCSE Grade C or above in English, Mathematics and Science (Grade 4 or above in the new grading system). These can be pending but required before enrolment

Relevant experience in a school setting is beneficial for your application, but not essential.

Offers will be subject to a successful interview, as well as a Health Check Statement and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB).

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