Train to Teach: School Direct / ITT

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North West Learning Partnership School Direct is an established School Direct Provider. Our link with North West Maths Hub 3 means we are able to provide outstanding training at the forefront of developments in Mathematics education.  Our affiliation to NWLP means trainees receive outstanding training from us, our placement schools and LJMU who achieved Outstanding in Primary during their recent Ofsted inspection. North West Learning Partnership School Direct continues to be above the National norm for School Direct provision and is classed as a high flying partnership in terms of numbers of applications and successful recruitment. The one year in-school training for graduates is provided by serving Head Teachers, Senior Leaders, SLEs/ PDLs and other specialists in their field, based at our schools in close partnership with Liverpool John Moores University.  Training with us also means that you will benefit from:

  • High employment rates
  • Only Good to Outstanding schools within our partnership are used for placements
  • Placement schools are across the North West including St Helens, Wigan, Liverpool, Bolton, Halton and Knowsley and some areas of Manchester
  • Highly effective school based tutors. All of a senior level with a wealth of experience or are Specialist Leaders in their field of expertise (SLEs)
  • Personal support structures in place
  • Provision continues to be graded as Outstanding
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Secondary Maths and MFL

Secondary Sciences

North West Learning Partnership are committed to ongoing development of all trainees for at least 3 years. Trainees have access, free of charge, to our highly effective NQT and RQT programmes.

What do our trainees say about North West Learning Partnership's School Direct Programme?

If you would like to find out more about North West Learning Partnership's School Direct programmes, please contact:


Kathy Carman - School Direct Strategic Lead   |  07383 094506
(Working hours Monday – Thursday 8 – 4pm)



Alex Cooper –


Applications for 2021/22 will open on the 8th October 2021


North West Learning Partnership Provider code 13N


The courses we offer and the training programme UCAS codes:

Primary General DF23

Primary with Mathematics SDKJ

Primary Salary 3BFS

Secondary Mathematics JL80

Secondary Modern Languages SD90

Secondary Biology W082

Secondary Chemistry A830

Secondary Physics W322


For further information on the courses and funding see

For further information on required qualifications and contact admissions at Liverpool John Moores University


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