What Next?

If you think you would like to train to be a teacher in the Three Rivers Learning Trust or one of our partnership schools and decide that the School Direct route is for you then please visit the website below for further advice and guidance on how and when to apply:


UCAS video guide : http://www.ucas.com//how-it-all-works/teacher-training

With School Direct you’re selected for training by our group of schools in partnership with Northumbria University. You will be based in a school from our established network and also study one day per week at Northumbria University. If you are successful in your training, there is the possibility you may be employed as a newly qualified teacher, in one of the schools in the partnership, depending on available places to start in September 2015.

Trainees will be allowed to begin the application process on 21st November 2013. Applications are made through the UCAS website, where potential students need to register for the application process. Once you have registered and received your personal ID number, you will complete your online application including an application fee of £19. You will be required to submit the following information:

  • Personal details
  • Choice of programme
  • Education history
  • School experience
  • Personal statement
  • References