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PGCE Primary (5-11) (with recommendation for QTS)

Newman University Postgraduate Courses

Full time See Course PGCE 1 Year

About the course

The Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is the most widely recognised UK post graduate award and is transferable. It is accepted, across the UK and internationally, as an assurance that the candidate has achieved the high standard expected for entry to the teaching profession.

The PGCE Primary (ages 5-11) Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 route focuses on the study of teaching in all National Curriculum subjects, with emphasis on English, maths, science and ICT. School placements will be completed in relevant age phases.

You will learn the principles of curriculum design and delivery, and theories of learning and teaching, alongside developing practical insights and skills in the effective teaching and assessment of young children. The course is designed to enable you to meet the

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Entry Requirements

An Honours degree or a recognised equivalent, preferably BA or BSc in one of the core subjects or Early Years.

GCSEs in English Language, Mathematics and Science at grade 4/C.

At interview you will be asked about any experiences that you have with school aged children and your understanding of teaching within your chosen age range. The quality and variety of your personal statement is an important factor in the decision to call you to interview.

You will need to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service clearance, meet the requirements for capacity to teach.

Course Content

Open days

10 June 2020
Open Day, Saturday 10am-3pm

10 October 2020
Open Day, Saturday 10am - 3pm

07 November 2020
Open Day, Saturday 10am - 3pm

Where will I study?

Where is Newman University


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