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Green Light Teaching School Alliance

Green Light Teaching School Alliance

Application and Course Content

Application process & entry requirements:

Full details are available on the university website for each programme. A synopsis is included below.

  • A minimum of a UK 2:2 honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification depending on your chosen specialism, is required. All successful applicants must have met this requirement by 31 July 2018.
  • GCSE grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics or recognised equivalent qualifications. Applicants must have met this requirement by July 2018.
  • If potential applicants fall outside of these requirements they should speak to the alliance or university for further guidance. At the GLA, we are happy to guide and advise you through any entry requirements queries that you may have. Please contact Catherine Duncan on: 01484 868777, or
  • Successful completion of the QTS skills test in literacy and numeracy before the start of the course.

Course Content:

Our Secondary ITT programme (with QTS) runs in partnership with the University of Cumbria between early September and mid/late June each academic year. 

Teacher training sessions, workshops & "on the job" classroom experience take place in our partner schools in West Yorkshire, where successful applicants are trained, supported and guided by experienced & commited teachers, school leaders & mentors. Trainees will also recieve specialist guidance and support from UoC staff.

  • Training takes place throughout the programme (September - June)
  • Placement 1 - September to December
  • Placement 2 - January to June

Details of the UoC secondary programmes can be found here: please contact the GLA for our secondary programme details.