About School Direct

      School Direct is a school-based professional training programme aimed at recent graduates and career-changers. On the Salaried programme you will be employed by your placement school on an unqualified teacher rate, whilst also following a University PGCE programme. There are two routes Salaried and Non-Salaried. On both programmes you are based in a school, working alongside outstanding teachers to grow your confidence and skills. You will work closely with a subject mentor who will guide you in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of lessons. 

      We are a lead school hub with the Astra SCITT. Congratulations to Astra for their recent Ofsted "Outstanding" judgement. 

      As an Astra Hub Lead School, we work with primary and secondary schools in the Marlow, Maidenhead and High Wycombe areas.

      Follow this link for our current partner schools, subjects, and courses. 

      Contact us at mmla@swgs.com to start your journey to becoming a teacher.

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