Delighted that our partnership of schools will be able to contribute to the Stoke-on-Trent Research School

  • Congratulations to all of our Associate Teachers who graduated in July.

Assessment Only Route

The AO route is intended for very experienced graduate teachers without QTS. Applicants will have a wealth of prior teaching experience.

Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education

We are delighted to be part of Shaw Education Trust. We are now known as KNSTE. This encompasses  both our outstanding ITE provision and our work with Teacher Educators.

Apply for 2017 Entry

UCAS applications are now open.   Look out for our innovative Primary Pedagogy and SEND course – new for 2017.  Search for us on UCAS using 24j

What Makes Us Different?

We are a small provider, with a nurturing ethos and an amazing partnership of schools. Our vision ‘Rooted In Evidence, Reaching for Excellence’; underpins our offer of a distinctive combination of subject specialisms rather than a purely generalist training combined with a strong emphasis on high quality school-based input; an expectation to exceed the Teachers’ Standards; a partnership located mostly in Stoke, Staffordshire and East Cheshire and an opportunity for a short Special School placement.

We Want Our Teachers To Be:

  • passionate about the transformative power of the primary phase of education
  • reflective and resilient
  • well-organised and relate well to others
  • able to work collaboratively with groups of fellow trainees and schools
  • ambitious to be the best teacher they aspire to be
  • knowledgeable and inspirational about their specialism
  • caring in relation to both caring about rigour and caring about enabling children to thrive