Shireland Collegiate Teaching Alliance

Outstanding teachers absolutely make a difference. We aim to make a difference to the lives and academic achievement of each and every learner.

Our renowned use of technology in the classroom ensures that trainees are given training and experiences that will prepare them for a developing modern classroom.

Catchment area

Sandwell, Dudley, Birmingham and Worcestershire

Qualification offer (PGCE/ QTS/ Masters credits)

We offer PGCE, QTS and 60 credits towards Masters accreditation.

Phases offered

Primary (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities)

Salaried / non salaried

Primary places are both salaried and non salaried. Please note that salaried places are limited in number.

Secondary places are also both salaried and non salaried. Salaried places are available only in certain subject areas.

Subjects offered

Our primary programme is general in nature.

Our secondary programme includes:


English, and Media Studies

Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Design Technology, and Art and Design

Social Sciences, Health and Social Care, and Psychology



Dance, Drama and PE

ICT, and Computer Science

History, and Geography


Engagement in school experience programme or similar

We are happy to offer voluntary placements prior to engagement in the programme at secondary, and can liaise with our partner primary schools regarding voluntary placement experience in a primary setting.

Professional pathway beyond ITT

Through our links with the University of Warwick we can support career progression at all levels.

Contact Us

Shireland Collegiate Teaching Alliance
Waterloo Rd
B66 4ND Tel: 0121 565 8926

Email: Emily.hughes@collegiateacademy.org.uk

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Rated as Outstanding ITT provider in 2015.

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