sacred heart
newcastle scitt

Offering QTS with PGCE


bespoke initial teacher training
in the heart of newcastle

Sacred Heart Newcastle SCITT is the largest school-based Initial Teacher Training partnership in the North East.  Our partner schools cover 4 Local Authorities from Northumberland to Durham.

We are passionate about recruiting, training and subsequently employing the very best graduates into the teaching profession. As a partnership of over 50 schools, we offer a unique route into teaching, with a bespoke centre & school-based training programme which blends the best of both worlds; on the job experience and high-quality academic study.

Join us and gain QTS with a PGCE (awarded by Newcastle University).

OUR PGCE & Masters credits

As part of your SCITT programme, you will also receive your QTS and an internationally recognised and respected ITT qualification from Newcastle University, an (employment based) Postgraduate Certificate in Education (ePGCE).  

Master’s Credits: Your ePGCE will count as 60 credits towards a master’s degree – a third of the credits needed for the full qualification.

our training commitment to you

black & minority ethnic recruitment

We are very keen to support potential applicants from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds who are interested in going into the teaching profession. You may like to contact us directly for further advice on how we can support you or seek specialist support from our partner organisation MERIT