As a member of the Preston Primary and Secondary Alliance, our PGCE School Direct training programme provides graduates with a direct route into teaching. The Preston PSA, working in partnership with the University of Cumbria, consists of a variety of primary, secondary and special schools with a proven track record of providing outstanding teacher training. You will be trained by outstanding teachers within the alliance leading to the award of Postgraduate Certificate of Education with QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

Information and how to apply can be found on our PPSA website;

and also on the DFE website:

We will be delighted to help with any enquiries regarding our collaborative PGCE School Direct programme and our school experience days. Please contact our administrator for the PSA, Jessica Dibble, who is based at Broughton High School, on 01772 867 210 or email

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