Part-Time Courses

For both the QTS and QTS with PGCE part-time routes, trainees will be required to complete two equally weighted school placements in different key stages within the 5-11 age range, and spend at least 120 days in school.  Training will be completed across two academic years, starting in September and finishing in June. Full school and training days will be as follows:

Information about all our teacher training courses can be found on the DfE Website and to apply for teacher training: Click here

Details of which schools within each Hub are offering which course can be found here.





Training and Professional Development 


5-7 or 


Monday and Tuesday

QTS programme Wednesdays with Astra


7-11 or


Monday and Tuesday

PGCE: 5-6 additional days across the year with Goldsmiths (Weds, Thurs or Friday)

Optional attendance at QTS programme on Weds with Astra

The fees for our part-time courses are £10,000 for QTS-only, and £12,000 for QTS with PGCE. 


Overview of Astra Intent; Implementation; Impact

Overview of Astra Intent; Implementation; Impact

Curriculum Intent: The Astra Star Modules (2022/23)

Trainees will learn that:

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