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Stanwix School

Value the individual, inspire, enjoy and excel

School Led Teacher Training

The 2024-2025 Recruitment Cycle is LIVE!

For support about how to apply:

To create an application:

Course Dates: September – July, full time, 1 year.

Age phase and route: PGCE General Primary 5-11

Our programme runs in partnership with One Cumbria and you will receive specialist input from  staff to support school led training.

Entry requirements: Normally a degree, or its equivalent. Three GCSEs at minimum grade C or above to include English language, mathematics and science (including biology, chemistry or physics). All successful applicants must have met this requirement by 31 July.

Programme fees: £9,250 based on previous years.



Carlisle School Direct Primary Places

“the perfect opportunity to learn to teach by teaching”

We are a group of leading schools offering an exciting new way to learn to teach. We have a range of school contexts in which you can learn to teach Primary aged children. The programme has been written by school leaders and experts from One Cumbria. 


For more information, read here 


This year’s current cohort have benefited from quality input from leading educational consultants, an opportunity to put theory into practise immediately and support from experienced mentors.

Key Aspects of Our Programme:

  • Pre-programme school experience offered
  • personalised approach to your training
  • high quality training – real teachers and lead consultant input.
  • placement certainty
  • Supportive trained mentors
  • Placements and training in real school contexts – offering varied and contrasting experiences



For more information on the Carlisle School Direct, go to the Lead School: Stanwix School for Primary:

Carlisle School Direct

For further information and for how to apply:


Or for further Carlisle School Direct  information contact: Jacqui Percival



To apply


Course code: Primary W246


100% Excellent student satisfaction

100% overall good or better outcomes against Teacher Standards for 5 years consecutively

Consistently our trainees secure teaching posts locally