Do you want to get into teaching?
Do you have maths, science and English GCSE, grade C / Level 4 or above?
Do you have a recognised degree, grade 2:2 or above?

School-Centered Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) is an alternative route into teaching.
To find out more, come along to one of our school taster sessions or attend a drop-in event.
School taster sessions
The school taster sessions will comprise of:
  • • Introductory presentation – information on the available routes into teaching
  • • Classroom experience sessions across the academy – see what it is like in the classroom and talk to the pupils
  • • Information on how to apply, the course structure and much more.

The sessions run from 09:15am - 12:00pm and are held at Robsack Wood Primary Academy, TN38 9TE

Next available school taster session:

Thursday 17th October, 2019
Thursday 14th November, 2019
Thursday 5th December, 2019
Thursday 9th January, 2020
Thursday 6th February, 2020
Thursday 26th March, 2020

Get into Teachings days at Polegate School

28th November, 2020, 9-12am
13th February, 2020, 9-12am

Drop-in events
We are offering the opportunity to attend one of our drop-in sessions to meet programme staff on the following dates at these venues:
24th October, 2019 16:00pm – 18:00pm Manor Primary School, TN22 1UB
19th November, 2019 16:00pm – 18:00pm The Haven CE/Methodist, BN23 5SW
28th November, 2019 16:00pm – 18:00pm Newick CE School, BN8 4NB

To book a place on one of the sessions, please email

Initial Teacher Training (School Direct)

The Robsack Wood Teaching School Alliance is linked to many different ITT providers who we work in close partnership with. We pride ourselves on a longstanding reputation of developing career pathways from ITT to Senior Leadership opportunities. We always hope to employ all ITT trainees into one of our local partnership schools or academies.

We offer the following ITT routes:

For information about UCAS please visit to access the correct advice, guidance, search tool and Apply system.

For more information vist the Get Into Teaching and UCAS websites.

Our schools all welcome visits from trainee teachers and, although you may be undertaking your practice at a school outside the Alliance, we would be pleased to give you a tour of our schools. Please contact us at Robsack Wood Teaching School