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Download North East SCITT prospectus

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Durham University partnership

We commission world-class Durham University to combine our QTS with masters to award a full PGCE qualification.

Shotton Hall SCITT staff

Teacher training taster sessions

Come 'Back to School' for the day to meet our friendly team and get information on the course structure, application process and funding!

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Could you be a teacher?


Whether you're a new graduate, in your final year of university or considering a change of career, our high-quality school-based initial teacher training courses, encompassing a PGCE from Durham University, will provide you with the best start to your career in teaching.


North East SCITT (formerly Shotton Hall SCITT), based in lead school The Academy at Shotton Hall, is rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted for both primary and secondary phases. We are one of the most successful and forward-thinking School Centered Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) providers in the North East with a proven track record of outstanding results and employment rates.

Outstanding teacher training at North East SCITT

In 2016, Ofsted rated North East SCITT (formerly Shotton Hall SCITT) as 'outstanding' for our primary and secondary teacher training provision, the highest accolade achievable. We are now one of only a handful of providers in the North East judged to be outstanding in both phases of teacher training.

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Teacher training taster days

  • Jul 05, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM GMT+1
    Peterlee, Passfield Way, Peterlee SR8 1AU, UK
    Join us at Browney Academy (primary) and The Academy at Shotton Hall (secondary) to get a taste of what teacher training is like here at Shotton Hall SCITT.