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  PGCE - Primary (5-11)


Liverpool Hope University    School of Education

Full time See Course PGCE 12 months
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Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling career in primary teaching? Look no further than Liverpool Hope University's PGCE - Primary (5-11) programme. This postgraduate course is designed for high-quality graduates aspiring to excel in the field of primary education. With a strong emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and practical experience, the programme offers a comprehensive curriculum covering various subjects such as English, Mathematics, Science, and more. What sets this programme apart is its commitment to individual student support and hands-on learning opportunities in local schools. The course structure includes intensive classroom sessions, school placements, and one-to-one tutor meetings to ensure your professional development. While a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree is preferred, exceptional applicants with a 2:2 may also be considered. If you have a passion for shaping young minds and meeting the Teachers' Standards for Qualified Teacher Status, this programme is your gateway to becoming an outstanding primary teacher.

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Liverpool Hope University is one of the country's leading providers of Initial Teacher Education. In the most recent National Student Survey 97% of our undergraduate QTS students expressed overall satisfaction with provision, placing us top among the fifty largest providers of teacher training in the UK and 16% above the national average.

The PGCE Primary (5-11) course is a postgraduate qualification aimed at high-quality graduates wishing to pursue a career in primary teaching. It is an intensive, demanding yet very rewarding programme running from late August to July Tutors are dedicated to individual student support and to working closely with our partners in local schools.

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Entry Requirements

Preferably a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree. However, we recognise that the qualities needed to become an outstanding primary teacher are not necessarily limited to academic attainment and therefore exceptional applicants with a 2:2 may be considered. Applicants should highlight how their degree subject relates to the primary National Curriculum.

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.

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