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PGCE School Centred Initial Teacher Training

Leeds Trinity University > PGCE School Centred Initial Teacher Training


​​​​​​​​Leeds Trinity University partners with secondary education schools in the Yorkshire and Humber region to provide our students with the very best school placements. Our secondary programme will prepare you to teach within the secondary age phase. 

Leeds Trinity's School Centred Initial Teacher Training (ITT​) PGCE study route leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) (Level 6) with the option of gaining a PGCE (Level 7).


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Interested in Secondary Education? Leeds Trinity partners with secondary schools in the local area through Le​eds SCITT. Since 2004, Leeds SCITT has been delivering high-quality training that's resulted in good and outstanding secondary teacher.

Leeds SCITT students will:   

  • get all the individual tuition and support they need. There is a low student to teacher ratio
  • work in some of the most highly regarded schools in Leeds
  • enjoy one of the most exciting cities in the UK
  • benefit from Leeds Trinity's campus facilities including the Library and IT services

Find out more at the Leeds SCITT website 

Northern Lights SCITT

For 2017, Northern Lights SCITT is recruiting to both primary and secondary programmes with partner schools across North and West Yorkshire - an area that spans the Yorkshire Dales, Bradford and Harrogate. Leeds Trinity University delivers the masters elements of the Northern Lights programmes and validates the PGCE and masters qualifications.

Northern Lights SCITT students will:   

  • experience a wide diversity of educational settings
  • benefit from the knowledge and support of outstanding subject specialists in their lead schools
  • receive professional learning tuition from practitioners at the forefront of developments in teaching and learning
  • benefit from Leeds Trinity's campus facilities including the Library and IT services

Find out more at the Northern Lights SCITT website 

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We can help you choose the right PGCE study route for you. Contact the PGCE Admissions Office, whether you​ need advice or have a question, on +44 (0) 113 283 7268 or

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