FESTIVE THURSDAYS! -------- 3rd December - Children to wear own clothes and bring £1 --------- 10th December - CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY - Children to wear Christmas jumper and bring a small stocking or filler for the Skelmersdale Stocking Appeal -------- 17th December - Children to wear Party clothes and to bring a small plate of party food for the afternoon.
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Teacher Training



Have you ever wondered about a career in teaching? Would you like to find out information about the the pathways leading to teaching? If so, please click on the North West School Centred Initial Teacher Training Link (North West SCITT) link below.


The North West SCITT programme is an innovative school-led Initial Teacher Training model. Over the course of one intense year they will give you the skills and experience required to become a highly effective, fully qualified teacher, ready to take up a teaching post in KS2, KS1, Foundation Stage or SEN.


North West SCITT are one of the country’s leading providers of Primary Teacher Training, with a 100% employment rate over the last 3 years.

For further information about North West SCITT please click here.



If you want to train to teach, Edge Hill University offer a range of degrees which enable you to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in early years, primary or secondary education. Whichever age range or subject specialism you choose, your programme will combine expert tuition with significant time in schools and other settings, enabling you to gain extensive practical experience and become increasingly confident in the classroom.


Please click the link below to apply or to find out any more information.



West Lancashire College offer part time Teaching Assistant courses.


Please click the link below to find out more information