School Direct (ITT/UCAS)

SD 2016-17

Priestmead is delighted to be working with Harrow Teaching School Alliance (HTSA),

Harrow Schools Improvement Partnership (HSIP) incorporating 26 partner schools,

to lead on the School Direct programme in conjunction with the National College for Teaching and Leadership.


For details of the our specific programme, CLICK THIS LINK : Harrow SD 2016-17

for a PDF of FAQs!

We have started receiving applications already and to ensure we meet the 40 day response time, we will review applications as follows:


Application closing date (12pm) INFORMAL Interview & Document Check FORMAL Interview & School Location

CONDITIONAL Decision made & candidate informed

1CLOSED 11th November 2015 13th November2015 17th November (Priestmead),18th November (Moriah) OR19th November (Glebe)

20th November 2015

2CLOSED 2nd December 2015 4th December 2015 8th December (Stag Lane),9th December (Belmont) OR10th December (Earlsmead)

11th December 2015


13th January 2016 15th January 2016 19th January (St Johns), 20th January (Vaughan) OR 21st January (Roxeth)

22nd January 2016



17th February 2016 19th February 2016 23rd February (Stag Lane),24th February (Elmgrove) OR25th February (Pinner Park)

26th February 2016

5OPEN 16th March 2016 18th March 2016 22nd March (Grimsdyke)23rd March (Norbury)24th March (Whitchurch)

25th March 2016

If shortlisted for informal interview, you must have the following documents available:

  • Original GCSE Mathematics, English(Language only, not Literature) and Science (or NARIC recognition of equivalencies at A*-C grade)
  • Original A-Level certificates (or NARIC recognition of equivalencies)
  • Original UK Degree no lower than 2:2 (or NARIC recognition of equivalencies at 1st, 2:1 or 2:2)
  • Current Photo ID (UK Passport or overseas passport with British Citizenship/Visa documentation and original birth certificate – note a student visa is not acceptable)
  • Skills Tests confirmation or evidence of when you are planning to take the tests
  • National Insurance Number
  • Other documents if required such as agreed work experience before July 2016, a disability, a change of name
  • DBS Number if you have one
  • 1 x Recent PASSPORT PHOTO


We are able to offer three routes through different Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers:

Middlesex MIDDLESEX: SALARIED Postgraduate Route to achieve QTS  with a PG Cert (course code 2PZJ or for an UNSALARIED ROUTE achieving QTS only, use course code 2W8Z)


IoE_286CP_small_logo UCL IOE:  SALARIED Professional School Based Route with QTS (non-academic) (course code 2PZK)


SHARES NORTH WEST SCITT :  UNSALARIED Professional School Based Route with QTS (non-academic)  (course code 2PZM)


The UCAS application process IS NOW OPEN!

You can find our School Direct courses by searching:

Priestmead & Harrow Teaching School Alliance  (Provider Code 27Z)


Schools Priestmead are working in partnership with:

Aylward Primary School HA7 4RE
Belmont School HA3 7JT
Cannon Lane Primary School HA5 1TS
Earlsmead Primary School HA2 8PW
Elmgrove Primary School & Nursery HA3 8LU
Glebe Primary School HA3 9LF
Grange Primary School HA2 0RY
Grimsdyke School HA5 4QE
Kenmore Park Infant and Nursery School HA3 9JA
Longfield Primary School HA2 7NZ
Marlborough Primary School HA1 1UJ
Norbury School HA1 1QQ
Pinner Park Junior School HA5 5TJ
Roxeth Primary School HA2 0JA
St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School HA1 3BE
St John Fisher Catholic Primary School HA5 5RA
St John’s CofE School Stanmore HA7 3AD
St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery HA3 6LE
Stag Lane Infant and Nursery School HA8 5RU
Stag Lane Junior School HA8 5RU
Vaughan Primary School HA1 4EL
Weald Rise Primary School HA3 7DH
Welldon Park Primary School  HA2 8LS
Whitchurch Primary School & Nursery

Click this link to open a factsheet

How do you apply?

You can formally apply from TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2015.

Watch this clip regarding the application process:




For our School Direct teachers starting with us in the 2016/17, you can download an application form here: Teaching Staff Application Form