Initial Teacher Training
School based Initial Teacher Training
Are you considering becoming a teacher?
Do you want to train in a school environment?
Join us at St Patrick's RC High School for a comprehensive training package that will ensure you have the skills to be a highly successful teacher and potential leader of tomorrow.
As a National Teaching School we are highly committed to supporting Initial Teacher Training and our School Direct programme is tailored to meet the needs most relevant to trainee teachers.
By working with our Higher Education partner - Liverpool Hope University - we are able to provide a training experience which brings together best practice from those organisations recognised as outstanding within their field.
Using the link below why don't you watch our Teaching School video for more information:
Follow the link below to view and apply for courses available within our North West Alliance:
School Direct Places Available For 2020/21
Primary School Direct Places:
Thank you for considering Saint Patrick's Greater Manchester Alliance for your primary School Direct Initial Teacher Training. Our courses are now open for application.
Secondary School Direct Places:
We offer courses for the following subjects:
Art and Design
Design and Technology
MFL (French and Spanish Course)
Get Into Teaching Events & School Experience
As this event will be held virtually via Zoom, some aspects of the day have been removed.
Register for you FREE place below:
St Patrick’s Roman Catholic High School is committed to Teacher training. As a National Teaching School we are eager to support future teachers, helping them gain experience in an outstanding secondary school. We are proud to take part in the School Experience Programme.
We would like to thank you for considering St Patrick’s RC High School to undertake your School Experience. Please read the following information carefully to ensure that our School Experience Programme is the best one for you.
The School Experience Events are a one day initial visit to our community. These taster days are available to those applicants who are considering applying for Teacher Training this year. Our bespoke programme is planned with this in mind to allow you to access information about the different routes into teaching.
During the day you will have the chance to observe and work in virtual lessons, with teachers and pupils across the school, as well as a focus on the subject area that you would like to teach. The whole life of a teacher and school community is catered for during your initial day with us in order to allow you to gain a small taste and understanding of school life.
Our event times/dates are listed below:
Get into Teaching Events (5:00pm-6:00pm)
School Experience Days
- 23/03/2021 1:00pm-3:30pm
- 15/04/2021 1:00pm-3:30pm
- 28/04/2021 9:30am-12:00pm
School experience details
During the day you will have the chance to observe and work in lessons, with teachers and pupils across the school, as well as a focus on the subject area that you would like to teach. The whole life of a teacher and school community is catered for during your initial day with us in order to allow you to gain a small taste and understanding of school life.