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Train to Teach

Colville Primary is a Strategic Partner School within the West London Teaching Schools’ Alliance (WLTSA).

The WLTSA will be recruits candidates for School Direct teacher training places (both primary and secondary), During 2016/2017 five trainees will be based at Colville Primary. The process for recruiting trainees for 2017/2018 is now underway.

All the Colville Primary programmes lead to either the award of PGCE with the potential for 60 credits towards a Master’s degree and Qualified Teacher Status or the award of Qualified Teacher Status. We offer two training programmes, one unsalaried and the other salaried. Our trainees can complete a general route or specialise in maths.

The WLTSA website (Initial Teacher Training tab, School Direct vacancy pages) includes tables listing all the alliance teacher training programmes including those at Colville Primary. By clicking on the course code for our programmes in the table, you will be able access further information about the specific course requirements and information about how to apply.

All applications for these programmes must be made online through UCAS. To find any WLTSA programme on UCAS you need to search for postgraduate teacher training courses naming the 'provider' as The West London Teaching Schools' Alliance.

Any queries regarding these programmes should be sent to Alex Dijkhuis <>.

Please note that there is a WLTSA ‘drop-in’ Train to Teach Recruitment Fair & Information Evening, 10 October 2017, 5.00-8.00pm. This is held at Sacred Heart High School, 212 Hammersmith Road, London W6 7DG but covers both primary and secondary teacher training.

This annual event is attended by a wide range of London teacher training providers (both Teaching School Alliances and universities) and you will be able to visit their stalls to ask them about their vacancies for September 2018. There is also an informative talk about different routes into teaching, finance, entry requirements, how to interpret what you see when you search for programmes on UCAS and how to apply.

Book your place using this link:

All applications for teacher training vacancies must be made on UCAS and we anticipate UCAS will open for applications on 26 October. It should be open for programme searches around 5 October. Any queries regarding these programmes should be sent to