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I want to be a Secondary Teacher

Initial Teacher Training.


Want to be a teacher, passionate about children, want to be supported throughout? Train with us!

School Direct.


School Direct enables graduates to develop close links with local schools and real first hand school experience as well as receiving academic and university support whilst training to teach at primary or secondary level.


We have a strong tradition of supporting trainees through the GTP programme and are now building on our skills, knowledge and expertise.

Currently we are supporting a number of trainees on placement.


We are working with the University of Northampton and Pilgrim Partnership.


The Application Process for 2017 is now open.


The following places are available: 


  • 2 Secondary Art & Design Technology tuition fee places.
  • 2 Secondary Mathematics tuition fee places.
  • 2 Secondary Geography salaried places
  • ​2 Secondary Geography tuition fee places.
  • 1 Secondary History salaried place.
  • 1 Secondary History tuition fee place.
  • 2 Secondary Physics tuition fee places.
  • 2 Secondary Biology tuition fee places.
  • 2 Secondary Chemistry tuition fee places.
  • 3 Secondary English tuition fee places.
  • ​1 Secondary Physical Education tuition fee place.
  • 2 Primary salaried places.
  • 6 Primary tuition fee places with Pilgrim


Follow the link to the UCAS website for further details and to make your application if you are committed to becoming a teacher.


Alternatively if you would like a conversation or have questions to ask please contact either:


Lynda Morgan

School Number: 01536 424090

Telephone: 07825 380340



Jessie Walker

School Number: 01536 424090

Telephone: 07891 407465


Interested in training to teach primary or secondary pupils?

UCAS is now open. Our School Direct  programmes (salaried and non-salaried) are now live on the UCAS website. If you have a colleague with a degree who may wish to qualify as a teacher in 2017-2018, please do signpost them to our Alliance teacher training programmes. All training happens locally in our Alliance Schools.


Call us to arrange a visit at Maplefields.


We are happy to discuss any queries with you.