Initial Teacher Training (ITT) at Charters School

Charters supports the School Direct (formerly GTP) and PGCE routes for teacher training. 

School Direct

The School Direct training programme is intended for high quality career changers.

Charters School is partnered with 

Charters will be offering a School Direct placement in each of the following subjects from 2017-2018: Mathematics, Physics, English, MFL, PE, History and DT (PE is now closed).

School Direct places are limited, so early application through UCAS is recommended. Applications will be accepted through the UCAS Teacher Training site from the end of October. 

Post Graduate Certificate in Education – PGCE and School Direct at University of Reading

PGCE: This is a one year course run by University of Reading with formal sessions in educational practice and subject material suitable for students aged from 11 -18. 

School Direct: please click for information about School Direct at University of Reading.

School Experience Programme

If you are interested in a career in teaching and would like to spend some time in schools, please apply through the Bracknell Forest Partnership SEP Programme for lesson observations within the Partnership.