Taunton Teaching Alliance

The MSC works with a number of schools throughout the South-West. When a group of schools offer places for trainee teachers in an area or region, including a teaching school, they can become an Alliance of schools.

Taunton Teaching Alliance is made up of numerous schools in the Taunton area of Somerset. Heathfield Community School is the lead school, a teaching school based in the heart of Taunton.

Applying for a Taunton Teaching Alliance Place counts as one of your UCAS TT options, if the subject you are looking at is also available with MSC, Crispin School or North Dorset, they will count as separate choice.

Remember! You get 3 UCAS TT choices in Apply 1.

 If you are successful in gaining a place with the Taunton Teaching Alliance, you will be trained by the MSC and you could be based in one of the schools listed below.

We recommend TTA places for candidates living in the Taunton area or particularly interested in one of the schools below. Please click on any of the schools to learn more.

Taunton Teaching Alliance only offer School Direct Fee-Paying course, if you are looking for salaried places, please look at our Crispin School Alliance places.

Remember! All MSC trainees, regardless of route will need to travel to the MSC training facilities once a week on Tuesdays and will also be required to travel to local schools in the Somerset area.

Benefits of applying for a TTA place

  • Same Quality MSC training
  • CPD opportunities through the TTA
  • Taunton and surrounding area for all placements
  • Personalised training
  • Community of trainees within TTA schools and MSC cohort

Finding TTA Places on UCAS

Taunton Teaching Alliance places can be found listed under Heathfield School on UCAS. Course codes are listed below.

Please be aware that TTA also offer primary teacher training places, please go to Somerset SCITT for more information on these places. MSC do not offer Primary places.

 Subject Route  Course Code  Provider
Chemistry  School Direct Fee-Paying  2HVN  TTA with MSC
 English  School Direct Fee-Paying  2P7R TTA with MSC
 Maths  School Direct Fee-Paying  2P7Q TTA with MSC
 Physics  School Direct Fee-Paying  2P7P TTA with MSC

 If you are looking for another subject please refer back to our subject list.

Benefits of applying for a TTA place

  • Same Quality MSC training
  • CPD opportunities through the TTA
  • Taunton and surrounding area for all placements
  • Personalised training
  • Community of trainees with TTA schools

 

 

   
   
   

 

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Uffculme School