Schools Direct

Upton Meadows Primary School is a lead school for Schools Direct Teacher Training working in partnership with The University of Northampton.

We offer an exceptional Initial Teacher Training programme with The University of Northampton which will provide you with support, guidance and training in a variety of dynamic settings. Upon completion you will have a PGCE qualification as well as QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

The application window for 2020-2021 will open in September 2019.

A website is available to support candidates with the numeracy skills test. See the side panel.

We currently have 10 schools in our alliance and these include:

  • Abington Vale Primary School
  • Blackthorn Primary School
  • East Hunsbury Primary School
  • Ecton Brook Primary School
  • Headlands Primary School
  • Lings Primary School
  • Rectory Farm Primary School
  • Simon De Senlis Primary School
  • Thorplands Primary School
  • Weston Favell C or E Primary School 

If you have any questions about the Schools Direct programme or would like to look around the school please contact Upton Meadows Primary and ask to speak to Mrs Palmer or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Schools Direct Support

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