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How to apply to train as a teacher:

1. Thinking process:

  • Check you have the entry requirements for teaching – qualifications and experience.
  • Decide what age group and/or subject you want to teach.
  • Decide you want a programme led by and based in schools.
  • Decide you want to train in great Bradford schools
  • Choose an experienced SCITT provider with several years experience
  • Choose us.

2. Apply:

  • September 2019 starts – From October 2018 you will be able to search and apply for courses on the UCAS website (APPLY 1). (see link opposite)
  • Search on our postcode: BD8 9QW
  • Select 'Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Secondary course.
  • Search on Bingley Grammar School`s postcode: BD16 2RS
  • Select 'Bingley Grammar School' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Secondary course.
  • Search on Belle Vue Girls Academy`s postcode: BD9 6NA
  • Select 'Belle Vue Girls Academy' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Secondary course
  • Search 'Beckfoot School`s' postcode: BD16 1EE
  • Select 'Beckfoot School' to apply for a place on the fee-funded (unsalaried) Secondary course
  • We are also working with a number of key secondary schools to offer School Direct  Teacher Training through them, acredited by us. See below for their course codes.

3. The interview:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. You will be asked to bring original certificates of your qualifications, proof of address and proof of identification.
  • The interviews will be held in schools and involve school leaders.
  • You should expect to be observed in a classroom environment working with a small group of children, be interviewed by a panel of senior leaders, undertake literacy and numeracy tests.
  • The classroom observation in centered around topical articles chosen by you.
  • In all, to demonstrate your passion for teaching, and to have clear ideas about what makes learning fun and successful.

4. The offer

  • If successful you will be made an offer conditional on qualifications checks, passing professional skills tests and a DBS clearance. Also to pass a check on ID, childcare disqualification checks and proof of address.
  • You will also be invited to our induction event to be held in early July (date to be confirmed.


  Course UCAS Code Provider
Secondary (unsalaried) English 35TZ Bingley Grammar School (2BP)
Physics 363P
Mathematics 363Q
Modern Languages 363R
Geography 363S
History 363V
Religious Education 363W
Chemistry 363Y
Biology 363Z
Physical Education 3642
Computing 3643
Drama 3644
Secondary (unsalaried) English 36CV Belle Vue Girls Academy (2G4)
Design and Technology 36BY
Physics 36CD
Mathematics 36CY
Modern Languages 36CS
Music 36C6
Geography 36CP
History 36CN
Religious Education 36CK
Chemistry 36CG
Biology 36CH
Computing 35TY
Drama 36C9
Secondary (unsalaried) English 35XH Beckfoot School (1MU)
Geography 35XJ
History 35XK
Mathematics 35XL
Physical Education 35XG


Links - Please click on the links below

UCAS - Apply

UCAS link to provider search

Get into Teaching - Guidance for applicants



When applying please use the relevant course code below:

SCITT Course and Course Code

Biology 36TG
Chemistry 36TH
English 36TB
Maths 36TC
Physics 36TF


SCITT Partner school course codes are below.  A printable version is here.