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Bury St Edmunds County Upper School  is the Lead School in Suffolk for the School Direct Training Programme for SNITT - SNITT website

Tuition Fee information

Together we offer you:

·           High quality teacher training which gives you the opportunity to ‘learn’ about how to teach in a supportive school environment

·           A blend of teaching experience in schools informed by high quality centre-based training

·           Training by experienced classroom practitioners and highly qualified trainers

·           PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and Masters level credits (up to 60)

·           A course which receives high satisfaction ratings from our trainees

·           The opportunity to excel in teaching – last year more trainees than ever graduated with a grade of ‘Outstanding’

·           Very good employment prospects

Please see underneath the list of schools that are offering School Direct Training Programme places in Suffolk with their web links.

If you wish to make a School Direct Training Programme application, we urge you to visit the SNITT website for further guidance and information about the application at  SDT Applications . Having read the guidance and information then please make an application to Teaching Agency  Teaching Agency SDT application.

 Please note that you should not name the schools below in your application as you are required to put Bury St Edmunds County Upper School as the Lead School for School Direct Training Programme applications in Suffolk. You can put the name of one of the listed schools below within your personal statement but it is not a requirement of a successful application.

 All applications should be received by 19th December to the SNITT and TA website.


Name of School

School Direct Training Programme Places

Address of school website

Copleston High School, Suffolk

PE, ICT, DT, English


Felixstowe Academy, Suffolk


Chemistry, PE , MFL (German and French), English


Hadleigh High School, Suffolk


Maths, Chemistry, MFL, English,  ICT, Music


Samuel Ward Academy, Suffolk


Maths,Physics, Chemistry, MFL, DT , ICT


Stowmarket High, Suffolk


Maths, English, History, D & T, PE & Music


Thomas Mills Academy, Suffolk


English and Science


Westbourne Sports  College, Suffolk


English,  PE, Music



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