Entry Requirements

To apply for School Direct you must hold at least a Grade C or 4+ (or equivalent) in English, Maths and Science at GCSE level. You must also have a UK degree of at least a 2:2 grade. Evidence of an interest and enthusiasm for teaching children is also essential. 

To begin placement in September, an enhanced Disclosures and Barring Service (DBS) certificate must be obtained. The application process for this is completed at the university during the Summer term by the administration team at Northumbria University.

How to Apply

You will need to register before you can apply –


You will need the following codes for the Choices section of the application form:

  • training provider code: 1D7
  • training programme code: 2VRD

Filling in your UCAS Teacher Training Application


Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to Stef De Giorgio at: [email protected]

Any further information can be sought at: https://harton-tc.co.uk/teach-north-east/itttrain/ or you can contact Stef at Harton Academy on 0191 4274050