How do I apply?

Apply to School Direct

In order to apply for a place on School Direct with us from September 2019, applicants must have:

  • A GCSE grade C or above in English, Mathematics and Science or a recognised equivalent qualification
  • Honours degree: a 2.1 (UK) undergraduate degree. Strong applicants with a 2:2 will be considered.
  • Passed the national English and Math’s Skills Tests (before starting the course)


All places offered are subject to successful applicants who also meet a ‘suitability’ criteria; (DBS) and ‘fitness to teach’ (mental and physical health) requirements.

Applications for 2019/20 are now open via UCAS at Search for Derby Teaching Schools Alliance with course code 2KT2.

For more information contact Frances Vinall for a friendly chat on 07825 738359 or email