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Bosco leads an alliance of schools to deliver Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in partnership with the University of Sussex and Teach SouthEast
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“The Outstanding Senior Leadership CPLD course enabled me to reflect on my role as a middle leader and prepare me for my first role as a senior leader. I received guidance and feedback on my AHT applications which helped me to secure my first role on a Leadership Team.” Adam Collyer, Assistant Head Teacher, The Saint Philip Howard Catholic School.
“As a Salaried School Direct trainee I was both challenged and supported in an outstanding school environment. With excellent mentoring I felt that I made more rapid and sustained progress than my fellow PGCE colleagues. Additional training days held by the Teaching School Alliance allowed me the opportunity to grow and reflect as a teacher. The School Direct route gave me more control over the ethos and location of the school I wanted to train in, whilst still gaining a PGCE with QTS.” Lizzie Lynch, Science Teacher, The Saint Philip Howard Catholic School.
why teach
At Bosco we firmly believe that teaching allows us the opportunity and privilege to influence the most number of lives in our society. Education is the biggest catalyst to change in our wider communities. When you speak to anyone, they always remember their favourite teacher; one who helped shaped their personal and working lives.

As a teacher in our alliance you will be afforded the opportunity to inspire the next generation. You can help equip young people to have the skills, qualifications and attributes to be life longer learners in an ever changing world. At Bosco it is also our mission and moral duty to create good, healthy and well-rounded citizens.

School Direct teachers trained
Hours of CPLD available
Partner schools available
Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything that we do.
We stem from a group of faith based schools where our ethos is unchanging, despite the ever dynamic world of educational reforms.
From day one receive weekly one-to-one mentoring from our expert subject specialists and from your placement school’s Professional Studies programme. This runs in conjunction with the academic and pedagogical insight from the University of Sussex. In addition, we offer bespoke half-termly training sessions in conjunction with Inspire.
You will have the opportunity to train in one of our highly innovative and outstanding partner schools who put children and their learning at the heart of everything they do. Our moto is ‘getting better never stops’.
Within Bosco you will have the opportunity to develop your professional learning and thrive at the start of your journey in becoming an outstanding classroom practitioner.
Our Schools Direct places are awarded in partnership with both Inspire and the University of Sussex.
our school direct places
There has never been a better time to train to teach with attractive bursaries and early career payments of up to £32k per year. Click here for further information.

Successful completion of our School Direct courses lead to the awarding of a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and up to 90 Masters (MA) credits.

Prerequisites for enrolment onto courses include the equivalent of a 2:2 degree or above, a GCSE in English and Maths at grade C (4) or above (plus a grade C (4) or above in Science for primary education). You will also be expected to pass professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy before starting the course.

Applications for School Direct placements at Bosco can be made via the UCAS website.

Business Studies
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Media Studies
Modern Languages
Physical Education
Religious Education
Art & Design
Primary Schools
St Robert Southwell, Horsham
St Wilfrids, Burgess Hill
St Richards, Chichester
St Josephs, Haywards Heath
St Marys, Worthing
St Marys, Bognor
St Philips, Arundel
Our Lady Queen of Heaven
St Peters, Shoreham
Annecy Catholic Primary, Seaford
St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Angmering
St Thomas a Becket Catholic Primary School, Eastbourne
St. Bernadette's Catholic Primary School, Brighton
Secondary Schools
Bourne CC
Felpham CC
The Regis
St Philip Howard
Cardinal Newman Catholic School
St Andrew's CE High School for Boys
St Oscar Romero
Roedean School
Downlands Community School
Hurstpierpoint College
St Paul's Catholic College
Warden Park
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