Peninsula Teacher Training Cornwall SCITT
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School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

Start your Initial Teacher Training next September through Peninsula Teacher Training Cornwall SCITT. Whether you are looking to get into teaching straight from university or change career, are based locally already or want to make a move to Cornwall to start a new career in teaching; Peninsula SCITT can offer the school based training to enable you to become a qualified teacher.

  • A one year school based teacher training programme for graduates
  • Delivered by experienced, current teachers and senior leaders
  • Led from a training centre located within the Outstanding Penrice Academy in St Austell
  • Placements available across Cornwall through our large network of partner schools
  • Working in partnership with Plymouth University to enable trainees to gain QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and their PGCE through face to face training and tutorials


“Immersing yourself in the school environment from day one gives you a realistic insight into the world of teaching”    Claire, former English trainee


We currently provide Initial Teacher Training in Secondary (11-19) in the following subjects; Art & Design, Biology, Computing, Chemistry, Design & Technology, Drama, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern languages, Music, PE & Physics

We will start recruiting for our 2018-19 cohort in October and applications can be made through UCAS.

For further details of the subjects offered by Peninsula SCITT please visit the ‘spaces available’ page or use the UCAS search tool.


For more information about training to teach with Peninsula SCITT please browse the SCITT pages of this site. Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.