Our Programmes

If you would like to join a profession which will engage you in the most challenging and interesting way with the clear worth and the moral objective of educating the future of our locality, Essex School Direct will provide the very highest opportunity to be an outstanding practitioner.


The programmes we offer are shown in full on the DfE 'Find Postgraduate Teacher Training' site.

Please note that we have no more places on the following programmes:

  • Chelmsford Primary training 
  • Very limited Primary places in Harlow - do speak to us before applying to avoid disappointment
  • Standard PE training programme - we can only now consider requesting further places for applicants with an A level Grade C or above in an Ebacc subject. Extra places are allocated at the discretion of the DfE and Tes. Do speak to us before applying.

CourseCourse Code
Art and Design PGCE with QTS full time(2PJX)
Biology PGCE with QTS full time(2PJT)
Chemistry PGCE with QTS full time(2LZ7)
Computing PGCE with QTS full time(2LZ9)
Design and Technology PGCE with QTS full time(2LZB)
Drama PGCE with QTS full time(2W72)
English PGCE with QTS full time(2LZD)
Geography PGCE with QTS full time(2LZH)
History PGCE with QTS full time(2LZK)
Mathematics PGCE with QTS full time (2LZN)
Modern Languages PGCE with QTS full time(2LZQ)
Music PGCE with QTS full time(2LZS)
Physical Education PGCE with QTS full time(2LZV)
Physics PGCE with QTS full time(2LZW)
Primary PGCE with QTS full time(38J3)
Primary with Maths (5-11) PGCE with QTS full time(AR20)
Religious Education (2VSZ)(2VSZ)
Part-timeFind out more about our Part-time routes