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Leeds and Bradford Teacher Training | Exceed SCITT

Welcome! Looking to train to be a primary school teacher? Exceed SCITT works alongside Exceed Teaching Schools Alliance in Bradford as an accredited provider able to award Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). We have an established partnership with Leeds Trinity University who deliver the Post Graduate Certificate of Education.

We work with a range of training providers that can meet your needs and surpass your expectations! We are focused on delivering high-quality school-led Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providing Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT) to recruit to future teacher vacancies. 100% of our provision is located in and led by schools.  Schools support the design and delivery of each programme with Exceed SCITT. We know your training needs and will support you to become a great teacher!

We think the quality of our training in Bradford and Leeds and the Partnership Schools they work with are excellent, as do Ofsted, see our report here. See the schools you may have opportunity to train with here.

Our  programmes are distinctive and are tailored to the age range you choose to train in, we urge you to look closely at each one. You can apply to more than one programme from us. Our tuition fee for 2021-22 is set at £9250.

Our Provider Led Provision

Allows you to experience the same high quality training as you work alongside our trainees on either our Bradford and Keighley or Leeds programmes.

For more details of the 3-7 tuition fee funded programme click here, for 5-11 click here.

Our School Direct Provision

The Bradford & Keighley Primary Programmes: 3-7 & 5-11

Aimed at those wanting to train in Bradford and Keighley this programme:

  • Offers both salaried and tuition fee funded places.
  • Offers a dedicated 3-7 and 5-11 programme
  • Training provided by Exceed SCITT and Exceed Partnership based at Holybrook Primary School

For more details of the 3- 7 salaried programme click here, for 5-11 click here.

For more details of the 3-7 tuition fee funded programme click here, for 5-11 click here.

Our Level 6 Teaching Apprenticeships: 3-7 & 7-11

Teaching apprenticeship programmes take place at both our Bradford and Leeds training hubs. Before application you must read our guidance here to ensure you are eligible.

For more details of the 3-7 teaching apprenticeship programme click here, for 5-11 click here.

Our Partner Training Providers

Exceed SCITT also works with a range of training providers based both at our Bradford and Leeds hubs. You can read about their provision by clicking on the Partner Training Provider’s logos below.

We  offer the Bradford Primary with SEND Programme: 5-11 (Shanidar School Direct). This runs alongside our Bradford & Keighley Primary Programmes and is delivered by tutors from a range of partnership schools within our training hub in Bradford




The Leeds Primary Programmes: 3-7 & 5-11 are delivered by tutors from a range of partnership schools within our training hub in Leeds.

See here for all our course and provider codes: Course and Provider Codes (1)


Our vision and values

Our programmes are unique and we are proud of our innovative offer. Our vision and values are at the heart of what we do. They are based on three key words:

Excel • Inspire • Care

  • Providing the opportunity to excel in the most exciting, innovative and forward thinking schools across West Yorkshire
  • Inspirational training for aspirational teachers and a genuine commitment to professional learning and evidence based practice through its Partnerships
  • Putting the pupil at the heart of teacher training and trainees at the core of our care    

Don’t just take our word for it

Meet our schools, school leaders, teachers and trainees via our short introductory video:

Children playing at one of our Exceed schools

“We believe that successful schools develop their own identity and individuality and are best placed to meet their own community’s needs.”