We are The OAKS (Ormiston and Keele SCITT), an Ofsted outstanding secondary initial teacher training provider based at Keele University in Newcastle-under-Lyme, North Staffordshire.
Ours is an innovative and intensive, one-year course during which trainees will complete both the Teaching Standards, gaining QTS certification and a Keele University PGCE academic award at level 7. We believe that we provide a course that is both supportive and enjoyable, with outstanding success rates, well above the national average for the initial teacher training sector.
We realise that training to teach is very rewarding, but challenging; so we make sure that every trainee teacher is given first class support whether it be at The OAKS or within our many partnership schools.
We are an Ofsted outstanding secondary initial teacher training provider, based at Keele University.
We have several hubs throughout the country, from where you can base your training.
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