Initial Teacher Training


Useful Links

Here are links to the sections of our website where you can learn more about training to teach and the Westerton Partnership. 



Feel free to explore our website and get in touch with us if you would like any more information or have any further questions.

Westerton School Direct Partnership

Welcome and thank you for considering Westerton Partnership as your provider for School Direct Initial Teacher Training. 

Westerton Partnership is offering a fully school-based PGCE programme in collaboration with Exceed SCITT and Teaching Schools. We are offering two programmes for 2022/23:

                      Primary 3-7 (UCAS Course Code 328W)            Primary 5-11 (UCAS Course Code 328X) 


About Us

The Westerton Partnership, led by Westerton Primary Academy, delivers high quality Initial Teacher Training to those looking for a bespoke and innovative PGCE programme which is fully school based. It is a partnership of primary schools across West Yorkshire and provides great places to train to teach.

The schools within the partnership are committed to joint collaborative working and we have a long history of delivering successful school-based teacher training. We have a proven track record with 100% of trainees that successfully complete the course recruited to the profession, many within partnership schools. 

The schools within the partnership all see school direct as the best way to develop future teachers. They are all committed to their trainees' progress and will invest in you as an integral and important member of their staff team. As a Partnership, we have a clear commitment to growing our own teachers of the future.

Start your career with the Westerton Partnership and inspire young people for the rest of their lives.

Our Accredited Provider

Click on the link below to learn more about our accredited provider.

Exceed SCITT and Teaching Schools

Contact Details

For more information about our programme, please contact Westerton Partnership using one of the following avenues.

Westerton Primary Academy

0113 2533504

Miss Angela Booth

01274 611 327

Mrs Danielle Gudgeon

07541693108 (Monday and Tuesday)


Additional Information

To search for our programme, please visit Find Postgraduate Teacher Training.

To apply for School Direct, please visit the new portal on the website.

If you are successful with your application, you may be invited to a selection day at one of the partnership schools.


We look forward to hearing from you.