Welcome to Altius teacher training

Learn from the best to be the best. Apply for the Altius School Centred Teacher Training for Primary and Secondary schools and learn from our experts in education.

Train with the best

Thinking of becoming a teacher? Achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE (SCITT) with 60 Masters Credits.

We are Outstanding

In 2017 we were awarded Outstanding by Ofsted for our School Centred Initial Teacher Training.

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Application are now open for 2022-23, click here on how to apply.

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Welcome to Altius teacher training

If you are a graduate fresh from university or looking for a career change and are interested in making a difference to the futures of young people across South Manchester and Cheshire then look no further. Altius teacher training offers a gateway to a rewarding profession with its Primary and Secondary teacher training courses.

Ofsted-outstanding Altius is led by Cheadle Hulme High School which holds an excellent reputation both locally and nationally for the success of its students’ outcomes.​ The majority of weekly generic training takes place at Cheadle Hulme High School working alongside the expert practitioners that have been instrumental in building its success and are committed to Initial Teacher Training.

Both the primary and secondary courses lead to achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE (SCITT) with 60 Masters Credits.

The primary course participants get the opportunity to train within our primary partner schools located in South Manchester and Cheshire.

Altius opened its School Centred Teacher Training in 2015. Altius is part of the Laurus Trust, an expanding Multi Academy Trust with many opportunities for Newly Qualified Teachers across the primary and secondary sectors. Our secondary course participants get the opportunity to undertake at least one placement in a Laurus Trust school.

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Due to the changing coronavirus situation please check for updates on our events.

The SCITT has an excellent reputation for producing NQTs who are confident and competent teachers.

Ofsted, November 2017

The overall effectiveness of the Altius SCITT is outstanding.

Ofsted, November 2017

Trainees receive innovative training to raise their awareness of broader professional issues such as mental health, articulacy and literacy.

Ofsted, November 2017

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First term off to a flying start for Associate Teachers

First term off to a flying start for Associate Teachers

It’s been almost three months since we first welcomed this year’s cohort of Associate Teachers to Altius Teacher Training, so we caught up with them to find out how they’re finding their first term. This year’s group of Associate Teachers may have only started their...

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Information events are back!

Information events are back!

For anyone considering a career in teaching, there is nothing like experiencing life in the classroom first hand and speaking directly to those working in the profession. It is therefore with great pleasure, after more than a year of virtual events, that we can once...

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Eight tips for a trainee teacher

Eight tips for a trainee teacher

As we prepare to welcome our brand new cohort of Associate Teachers to Altius Teacher Training this September, we share eight of our best tips to help them settle in.   Observe One of the best things about training with Altius is that you will be in the classroom...

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