How do I apply?

Apply to School Direct

In order to apply for a place on School Direct with us from September 2020, 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.


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 2020/21 will open via UCAS at (date to be confiemd). Search for Derby Teaching Schools Alliance with course code 2KT2.

For more information contact the School Direct team for a friendly chat on 07712 674 474 or email