Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check (formerly CRB)

PGCE students must apply for a DBS check (£55). Information on how to apply will be sent to you by email in due course. Please note DBS Face-to- Face ID checks begin in June 2014. more

DBS and Occupational Health FAQs(0.34Kb)
DBS ID Check Form 2013(0.27Kb)
DBS DocumentGuidance 2013(0.17Kb)

Occupational Health Check

PGCE students must complete an online Occupational Health assessment (£45). Further details will be sent to you by email in due course.

PGCE Primary Term Dates and School Experience Dates 2014-15

The programme runs from Mon 8 Sept 2014 to Thurs 9 July 2015 and students need to be available between these dates.

Primary PGCE Welcome Letter 2014-15(0.09Kb)

Primary PGCE Pre-Programme Information 2014

All pre-programme information including timetables, can be found on the Induction vle-Moodle. Details to follow shortly.

Secondary PGCE welcome information 2014-15

PGCE Welcome Letter 2014-15(0.18Kb)
Primary School Experience Guidance(0.35Kb)

PGCE offer-holders 2014




School Direct Events - (Salaried Route ONLY)

Dates for your diary - More information to follow shortly 

Induction Day 26th June 2014

Enrolment Day 29th August 2014

Please note that on the Salaried Route DBS & Occupational Health Checks are carried out by your school


 


DBS check (formerly CRB) face-to-face ID verification


The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) is now called the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  CRB checks are now called DBS checks. 


It is important you complete your ID verification in order to have your DBS clearance  for the start of your programme.  Applicants holding an offer will be emailed DBS information.   


Click here to visit the IOE online store and pay for DBS (CRB) and/or Occupational Health checks.


DBS face-to-face ID verification begins in June 2014.  Please come to the Student Support Centre to carry out your ID check.


QTS Skills Tests


All applicants for initial teacher training programmes starting September 2013 onwards must pass Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy before the start of the course.  Skills Test FAQs


QTS Skills Tests Support Sessions
The Institute of Education offers dates for preparing for the QTS numeracy proficiency test.  Click here to book and for further information. There are two different sessions available:

  • Practice Test Sessions - complete a practice test under timed conditions with the opportunity to go through the questions afterwards and analyse solutions. Depending on the results, you will be advised whether you are test-ready or would benefit from a Refresher Workshop.
  • Refresher Workshops - for applicants who have completed the practice test and are consistently scoring below 16.  These sessions concentrate on specific skills needed in the tests.

Enrolment


Applicants holding a PGCE offer will receive enrolment information via email nearer the time.


What to bring with you to enrolment


If you have any outstanding documents please bring the original plus a photocopy with you (you may have already submitted documents at interview or at a welcome event).

  • Photo ID (passport or photocard driving licence with paper counterpart)
  • Evidence you have met the entry requirements for the course
  • Evidence you have met any conditions of offer
  • Sponsor letter, Student Loans Company letter or method of payment for tuition fees (alternatively you may wish to pay your fees in advance online)