Teacher Training

Train to teach with STEEP: Primary PGCE with early years specialism

Entry requirements

To apply to the STEEP course you need:
  • Degree with honours (2.2 or above)
  • Grade C or above GCSE or equivalent in English, Maths and Science

If you are successful at interview you will need meet the following conditions:

  1. Pass in QTS skills tests Literacy and Numeracy
  2. Occupational Health check ok (fitness to teach)
  3. Clear DBS check
  4. Self-declaration of suitability form
  5. Complete 5 days school experience and have this validated by the school

We are looking for applicants who are:

  • interested in young children and how they learn
  • able to communicate effectively with others, adults and children
  • excited by the unexpected and able to be flexible and adaptable to change
  • reflective and analytical and able to evaluate what is going well and what could be done better
  • interested in their own learning and professional development
  • with a willingness to take “risks” and try out new ideas
  • positive and optimistic in attitude
  • resilient and have a sense of humour