Copleston High School is the Lead school with Suffolk and Norfolk Initial Teacher Training. Together we offer you:

  • High quality teacher training which gives you the opportunity to learn about how to teach in a supportive school environment from the start of September – graded Good by Ofsted April 2013
  • A blend of teaching experience in schools balanced by high quality centre-based training. Takes place in Ipswich and Norwich.
  • Training by experienced classroom practitioners and highly qualified trainers
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 60 Masters level credits awarded by UCS and accredited by UEA and University of Essex
  • A course which receives very high satisfaction ratings from  trainees
  • The opportunity to excel in teaching with personalised support from the training team
  • Very high retention rates and  employment outcomes 

Please note that training may not take place in the named Lead School but in one of its partnership schools.

For further details please look on our website and apply from the 1st November on the UCAS website

As a school working with the School Direct Training Programme for Secondary SCITT we are offering placements for 13-14 in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • MFL
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Media Studies
  • English
  • Computer Science
  • PE 

Please see below for the name of the Lead School you should name when making an application via the UCAS website.

The schools working in the Norfolk Partnership with Notre Dame as a Lead School are:

  • Alderman Peel
  • Aylsham
  • Iceni Academy
  • Thorpe St Andrew

The schools working in the Bury St Edmunds Partnership with County Upper as a Lead School are:

  • King Edward VI
  • Stowmarket
  • Stradbroke
  • Stour Valley
  • Thurston

The schools working in the Ipswich Partnership with Copleston as a Lead School are:

  • Claydon
  • East Bergholt
  • Farlingaye
  • Felixstowe Academy
  • Hadleigh
  • Kesgrave
  • Samuel Ward
  • St Albans
  • Stoke
  • Westbourne