Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it!

See some of the kind words from our lovely trainees.

  • High completion and employment rates.
  • The highly effective personalisation of the course and continuous development of subject knowledge to meet the needs of individual trainees who go on to achieve good outcomes.
Ofsted

" GSA trainees are offered bespoke training tailored to their individual needs. The partnership between the trainee and all staff involved in the training enables schools to recruit teachers of high calibre. "

Simon Thompson, Headteacher and ITT coordinator, John Clifford Primary School

" As a school we are proud to have GSA trainees due to the quality of the training provided by the course. The trainees from this ITT programme all develop into excellent professionals that any school would be proud to have on their staff. "

Nicola Hillyard, Assistant Headteacher and ITT coordinator, Ashfield School
  • The exemplary care and support trainees receive from members of the subject departments or, for the primary trainees, the schools in which they are placed.
  • The rigorous recruitment and selection of trainees who demonstrate the commitment to become good or better teachers by the end of the course
Ofsted

" I fully believe that George Spencer was the best possible choice to do my teacher training. The outstanding ethos and passion the school has for teaching and learning is extremely inspiring. George Spencer not only fully prepared me for my NQT year but for the following years. "

Tim Barker, Teacher at Derby Moor (trained 2009/10)

" George Spencer fully prepares you for the challenges of teaching. The highest-quality training and excellent mentoring mean you start your teaching career with a good grounding in the profession. "

Tom Atkins, Head of Music at Ashfield School (trained 2008/9)

" You and your team are an incredible mix and something to behold. I aspire to be as good as that one day. So thank you for the continued support that you always give, it really does mean such a lot and sets GSA SCITT apart from the competition. "

Rebecca Littlejones, John Clifford Primary – School Direct Trainee (2013-14)

We are proud to be recognised for our achievements.

23/08/17

Thinking of Teaching? Why not come along and find out more? Session includes: Application Writing workshop ow.ly/d/6CVj

10/08/17

Why not come along to our Thinking of Teaching Week? Includes Teacher & SEN Trails & Primary experience upon request ow.ly/d/6CVs

07/08/17

Thinking of Teaching? Why not come along and find out more? Session includes: Application Writing Workshop ow.ly/d/6CVi

21/07/17

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19/07/17

How Can We Help Dyspraxic Learners? via @TeacherToolkit buff.ly/2ty2wQX pic.twitter.com/Zfiy82Ajc2

18/07/17

Class of 16-17 SCITT Trainees! #SCITT #graduation #NQT pic.twitter.com/EvLdL61qKS

18/07/17

Don't forget it's their classroom too! @TeacherToolkit Tips for setting up for September twitter.com/TeacherToolkit…

18/07/17

What really oxygenates a school is the quality of relationships within it–that’s the real secret @TeacherToolkittwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

18/07/17

What's your proudest moment from your training year? #proudtoteach @CharteredColl twitter.com/CharteredColl/…

17/07/17

We are a Regional Training Centre for @FTSProgramme - get in touch if you have any questions. Cohort 1 are our amb… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

17/07/17

Don't miss our Q&A on Monday with special guest - answering your q's about life as a teacher. Use #getintoteaching 6-…

17/07/17

thinking of taining to teach physics? Excellent opportunity here @PhysicsNews twitter.com/PhysicsNews/st…

17/07/17

We are still taking applications - call us for more information @getintoteaching twitter.com/getintoteachin…

17/07/17

Well done @wyndham_academy - we are looking forward to further research based practice with our trainees next year… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

14/07/17

UCAS Teacher Training is unavailable from 6pm Fri to 11.59pm Sun. You won’t be able to apply, track or search for trai…

13/07/17

Change your mind! See a solution rather than a problem. Empowering words from Tamba Roy at our Final celebration

13/07/17

Congratulations to all our trainees! You are now NQTs! pic.twitter.com/BXyHGNtuNG

13/07/17

Congratulations GSA SCITT trainees! #graduation #celebration #gsascitt pic.twitter.com/21Kvf8pfIx

13/07/17

15 Ways To Help Children Learn Anything by @perfinker ukedchat.com/?p=36938 pic.twitter.com/buFIbcKS05

13/07/17

Looking forward to our SCITT celebration - 38 new teachers joining the profession. Well done everyone!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…