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Leicester & Leicestershire SCITT - School Direct open afternoon

13 December 2019 at 12:30 - 14:30 in Leicester at the Dovelands Primary School

Event information:

Advice and support for potential applicants to Primary Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training.

Information about the event, this event offers friendly, personalised advice from experts to support all those interested in primary initial teacher training.

Information, support and advice about the application and interview processes will be available, with the opportunity for attendees to have all their questions answered.

As a result of attending the Friday afternoon Information event, all attendees should have a much clearer understanding of:

  •  the different routes into initial teacher training (including university, SCITT and School Direct routes) and white route might suit them best;
  • the next steps they need to take to successfully apply for ITT;
  • how to gain and use pre-course experience in schools to start their training in as strong a position as possible;

Suitable candidates may be offered opportunities to gain pre-interview/course experience in SCITT or School Direct alliance partner schools.

For potential applicants unable to attend this event, the SCITT welcomes enquiries by phone or email. Visit 

To attend this event, please email us.

Venue information:

Dovelands Primary School, Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 0TJ

Additional information:

Target audience: Potential applicants to primary initial teacher training, final year undergraduate students, recent graduates and professionals looking for a career change.

Organiser: Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT