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Course summary

Why this course?

  • Ofsted rates our primary age courses as “Outstanding” (2023 report)
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering the high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students
  • Roehampton has been providing teacher training through its college for over 180 years
  • At least 20 weeks school placement with excellent mentoring, building your confidence, ready for your first job
  • Top ten in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022, 2023)
  • The 2023 Complete University Guide ranks Roehampton 2nd in London for research quality in education
  • Jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country, and the best modern university in London for research excellence. (REF 2021). 77% of our research is ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2021)
  • Successful completion of this course will gain you the award of a PGCE, which includes qualified teacher status
About this course: Train to be a primary school teacher at Roehampton, with its uniquely long heritage in teacher training and its commitment to Froebelian principles of education. Topics covered include:
  • Professional Studies
  • The Core Curriculum
  • The Wider Curriculum
  • School Experience
Skills: You will cover all of the Early Years Foundation stage, National Curriculum Core and Foundation Subjects. You will examine learning across the curriculum and the relationship between the subjects in these two groups. Our subject rooms are set up to include resources you will find in a primary classroom environment. This is important for your full immersion into the school environment and familiarity with the way classrooms are structured, and the type of resources teachers need on a daily basis. Career Opportunities: Graduates of PGCE Primary go into careers in:
  • Teaching
  • Management and leadership roles within schools and other education settings
  • Charity roles
  • Policy advice
  • National assessment
  • Curriculum development.

Modules

Here are some of the modules we currently offer: Professional Studies Core 3-7 OR Professional Studies Core 5-11 The Core Curriculum 3-7 OR The Core Curriculum 5-11 The Wider Curriculum 3-7 OR The Wider Curriculum 5-11 Core School Experience One 3-7 OR Core School Experience One 5-11 Core School Experience Two 3-7 OR Core School Experience Two 5-11

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Primary

Entry requirements

Find out more here: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/applying/pgce-primary-entry-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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