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Why live in Derby?

A City That Keeps on Moving

When you’re not thinking about your students, you need a city that can inspire and stimulate. From the hundreds of big-name brands in the Intu Centre to the quaint cafés in the Cathedral Quarter, you’ll never run out of things to do in Derby. Why not join us to discover why hundreds of thousands of people choose to call Derby their home?

Immerse Yourself in Culture

Derby is full to the brim of history and culture to keep you busy on your days off.

With fascinating museums, stunning countryside and the annual Feste, you’ll never be bored of discovering what Derby has to offer.
Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Situated in the centre of the UK, Derby is one of the best-connected cities in the UK.

You can venture far and wide by road, rail and air, all before coming back to that happy place you call home.
Work Hard, Play Hard

Work Hard, Play Hard

Whether you’re discovering new food at Bustler Market, cheering on the mighty Rams or enjoying a trip down Friar Gate, there’s plenty of ways to blow off steam after a hard week’s work.

Choose your route…

Teach First

Teach First is an on-the-job teacher training programme involving a 5-week introductory training course and 2 years of classroom-based learning to gain a PGDE.
2 Years | No Fees | Full Time

School Direct Route

School Direct is a school-led teaching training course which allows you to be apart of a teaching training team within a school from day one.
1 Years | Up To £9,250.00 | Full Time / Part Time

PGCE

PGCE offers 4 hours per week classroom attendance with tutorial opportunities and self-study.
2 years | From £3,500.00 | Part time
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Providers we work with

Derby Teaching Schools Alliance

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The Northworthy Alliance

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Derby College

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Transform Teaching School Alliance

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University of Derby

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Inclusive TSA

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Teach First

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George Spencer Academy SCITT

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Derby Early Years Teaching School

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Landau Forte SCITT

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