Train to Teach

Train to Teach at Edgbarrow School

Edgbarrow School supports the School Direct and PGCE routes for teacher training. 

School Direct

The School Direct Training Programme is intended for high-quality career changers.

Edgbarrow School is partnered with 

School Direct places are limited, so early application through UCAS is recommended. Applications will be accepted through the UCAS Teacher Training site from the end of October.

Post Graduate Certificate in Education – PGCE and School Direct at the University of Reading

PGCE: This is a one year course run by the University of Reading with formal sessions in educational practice and subject material suitable for students aged from 11 -18. 

School Direct: please click for information about School Direct at the University of Reading.

School Experience Programme

If you are interested in a career in teaching and would like to spend some time in schools, please email Edgbarrow School for lesson observations.

Edgbarrow School is part of the

  • Wellington College Learning Alliance

The Wellington College Learning Alliance brings schools and strategic partners together in a unique collaboration that is school-led and which focuses on the needs of educational professionals. Its objective, through cooperation, is to provide a continuum of professional learning opportunities for staff with the desired outcome of improving the educational attainment of pupils in a school.  You can learn more about the teaching school here.

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