Our accredited provider is Essex Primary SCITT, which was recognised as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted in November 2017.

Ofsted reported the following key strengths of our primary partnership:

Headteachers of local schools are keen to employ trainees from Essex Primary SCITT because of the reputation it has rightly established for producing very well trained teachers.

Trainees are very positive about the quality of central training days.

The central trainers are a real strength of the partnership.

School based training is consistently high quality.

All trainees are NQTs met by inspectors or responding to questionnaires would recommend the course.  Typical of their was one trainee who said ‘the best thing that I have done in my life’.