Stour Vale Academy Trust

Train To Teach

Are you Interested in
Becoming a teacher?

Stour Vale offers separate initial teacher training School Direct programmes for both primary and secondary. We work closely with a range of schools across the Black Country to provide a unique, high-quality teacher training experience.

We will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to forge a successful career in teaching. Our experienced in-school mentors and teacher training experts will work with you to develop your expertise and pedagogical understanding whilst providing the wider professional and personal guidance to help you manage your training year.In short, we will be there to support you every step of way.

By training to teach with Stour Vale, you will become part of an inspirational and talented group of professionals. You will learn your craft in schools committed to excellence and continuous improvement for all learners and teachers.

We work with the University of Worcester, University of Wolverhampton and Haybridge Alliance SCITT as our PGCE accreditors. All of our courses award a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) to successful trainees.

Recruiting now for primary
and secondary teacher training

Get in touch!

If you would like to talk about school direct training with Stour Vale Academy Trust, then please get in touch with us via

We are more than happy to discuss the course with you prior to your application. We can also set up some school experience which can enhance your application.

For all school direct training enquiries, email