Applications for September 2022 are now open!


GORSE SCITT has training locations across Leeds, Bradford, Hull and East Yorkshire meaning that you can access our high-quality training experience across the Yorkshire region. Regardless of whether you apply to study in Leeds or on the East Yorkshire coast, you will experience the same innovative programme. We make use of the latest online learning platforms to make regular collaboration, between trainees, on all programmes, across the region possible. 



GORSE SCITT Leeds offers both primary and secondary courses and works in partnership with schools across the Leeds city region. With its base at Bruntcliffe Academy, GORSE SCITT Leeds has trained over a thousand teachers since its inception in September 2015. 

GORSE SCITT Leeds works in collaboration and partnership with all 12 of the GORSE Academies Trust academies, including our Post 16 provision, Elliott Hudson College and our Alternative Provision, The Stephen Longfellow Academy. We also work with a range of highly regarded schools across Leeds to ensure that we can give you personalised school placements that truly develops you into the best teacher you can be.  

GORSE SCITT Hull and East Yorkshire

We work in collaboration and partnership with six secondary schools in Hull, Bridlington, Barton Upon Humber and Thorne, providing a highly effective School Centred Initial Teacher Training programme. 

The offer we provide follows the same hugely successful Ofsted Outstanding programme as our other hubs but it is adapted to meet the ethos and requirements of the schools we work with in the area and the local communities they serve. These strong partnerships mean our trainees can train to teach in schools local to them, helping to make a difference in the lives of children in their communities. The vast majority of trainees secure employment in our partner schools. 

Whether you choose to train in or around the vibrant city of Hull or the picturesque seaside town of Bridlington, GORSE SCITT provides an enhanced Teacher Training experience to develop you as a skilled and reflective Early Career Teacher with the ability to transform lives, allowing all children to excel regardless of background. 


GORSE SCITT have partnered with BDAT ITT (Initial Teacher Training) and The Carlton Academy Trust. Within the two trusts are 21 committed and ambitious Primary and Secondary schools within the Bradford area who share our ethos. We work in collaboration to ensure we equip you with the tools you need, to develop into a successful teacher who can really make a difference for the students in Bradford.


Our partner schools serve the diverse communities of Bradford providing an invaluable experience for our trainee teachers. You will become fully immersed in school life learning from, and being supported by, expert practitioners. They will provide you with timely and constructive feedback, and research based CPD (Continuing Professional Development). 

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