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St Patrick's Teaching Alliance Places

Recruitment for our School Direct Initial Teacher Training course is now open for applications on the UCAS site. We look forward to receiving your application and to meeting you in the future.

All of our courses lead to both QTS and a PGCE accredited to Liverpool Hope University. The courses all begin on the 1st of September. As we are committed to ensuring that you are supported during your Initial Teacher Training year we have two induction days before September to welcome you into our Alliance and prepare you for the exciting year ahead.

Follow our Twitter and Instagram account: @stpatsalliance (twitter) @teachertrainingmanchester for the latest news concerning our recruitment, as well as help and advice concerning Initial Teacher Training.

Staff in the Lead School deliver training to all of our trainees throughout the course.

Placements - Alliance Schools

During your training year you could be on placement in any two of the following Alliance Schools, that we are proud to work with:

St Patrick's RC High School (lead School)
Atherton Community School
Beis Yakoov
Harrop Fold School
Newman RC High School
Oakwood Academy
Our Lady and St John Catholic College
Thornleigh Salesian College
St Matthew's RC High School
Coop Academy Walkden
We are excited to work with our Primary School Alliance Team:
Light Oaks Junior School
Fiddlers Lane Community Primary School
St Gilbert's RC Primary School
St Patrick's Roman Catholic Primary School
St Teresa's RC Primary School
Holy Cross and All Saints
North Walkden Primary School

Schools Direct - Applications open for these subject areas

Primary School Direct Places:

Thank you for considering Saint Patrick's Greater Manchester Alliance for your primary School Direct Initial Teacher Training. Applications will be accepted using the UCAS website from October 2019.

Secondary School Direct Places:

We are accepting applications in the following Subject areas from October 2019:
Art and Design
Computer Studies
Design and Technology
MFL (French and Spanish Course)
Religious Education

Contact Us

St Patrick's RC High School
56 New Lane, Eccles, Manchester M30 7JJ