Local Choice

Other Local Teacher Training Options

Within the Generate Teaching Hub area of Halton, Warrington and Wigan, several other local providers of Initial Teacher Training operate as well as our School Direct programme. As a Teaching School Hub our role is to support the collaboration between local providers of teacher development.


To find out more about local providers please click on the links to the providers own websites below or go to gov.uk to search for specific course availability.

· Culcheth High School Campus in Warrington offers Secondary School Direct training with a PGCE.

· Great Schools Trust is based in Warrington offering Secondary teacher training via the School Direct with PGCE and Apprenticeship routes.

· Kingsbridge SCITT located in Wigan, offers Primary and Secondary school based teacher training with PGCE and an Apprenticeship route.

· Learning Futures Partnership is in Wigan providing Secondary and Primary School Direct teacher training with PGCE.

· TCAT Train to Teach in Warrington offers Primary and Secondary School Direct places with PGCE.

  The Cobbs Infant and Nursery School in Warrington offers School Direct teacher training with the award of QTS status and a PGCE.

· The Heath Trust in Runcorn offers Secondary School Direct places with PGCE.

· Trinity Hub at Golborne High School in Wigan offers school based Secondary teacher training through SCITT and PGCE routes.

· Wade Deacon Trust in Widnes provides School Direct teacher training for Primary and Secondary schools with PGCE.

· Wigan and West Lancashire Catholic School Direct is a partnership of Catholic secondary schools and a Sixth Form college, offering Secondary School Direct teacher training with PGCE.


Choosing the right teacher training route for you is an important step, we recommend you take time to research your options and contact providers to ask questions before making a choice through DfE Apply.


For more information on the choice of routes in the teacher profession you can find details on this government website.

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