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Why Norfolk Teacher Training Centre?

Trainee teacher at Norfolk Teacher Training Centre

At Norfolk Teacher Training Centre, everything we do is about training outstanding teachers. We are dedicated to you and your future in this dynamic and rewarding profession.

We believe that you should be at the centre of your own teacher training programme.  So we provide you with as much choice as possible over your course design and placement schools.

We are known for our flexibility and this is because we have a proven track record in delivering bespoke programmes for our trainees which lead to outstanding outcomes.

Over the last two years, 100% of our graduates secured employment for their Newly Qualified Teacher year before the end of the programme.

Outstanding Support

Your school based learning experiences will be supported by a central training programme run by experts with experience in adult training, and specialists in education. During your training year you will also be supported by an experienced team of professionals who are at the heart of education in Norfolk.

“The partnership’s effective support and interventions help trainees to improve their teaching and contribute well to the high-quality outcomes overall”  Ofsted, 2016

Assessment Only and CPD

As well as our teacher training programme also offers the Assessment Only route to achieving Qualified Teacher Status for experienced teachers.  Thanks to our extensive links with leading head teachers and respected trainers, Norfolk Teacher Training Centre also provides a high quality CPD programme which is open to all schools and teachers. 

Find out more about Assessment Only >

Teacher Training in Norfolk

Trainee Teacher at Norfolk Teacher Training Centre

At Norfolk Teacher Training Centre, we offer the opportunity to train in a broad range of environments, including rural and city academies, a college of further education, a university technical college, a state boarding school and two independent schools.

We have over 30 schools in our partnership from which we can draw on the very best expertise for your future training.

Training in Norfolk can offer you experience in a variety of different school settings that will enhance your practice and equip you with the best skills for your teaching career.

Our partnership is always expanding and in 2016 we teamed up with schools in Cambridge & Suffolk.

“The strong and inclusive partnership is fully engaged in developing strategies to improve social mobility and educational opportunity across the east of England”  Ofsted, 2016

Studying and Living in Norfolk

If you are looking to relocate during your training year, Norfolk has much to offer.

The vibrant cities of Norwich and Kings Lynn are very different and provide a gate-way to the diverse and varied opportunities for living and working in Norfolk. 

Frequently identified as one of the best places to live in the UK and ranked the 18th best city in Britain in the Telegraph Travel Awards, Norwich is renowned as an outstanding shopping destination and a hotbed for the arts, culture, music, nightlife and tourism.

Norfolk surrounded by beautiful countryside with quintessential villages often complete with pre-reformation church and of course a local pub.  Norfolk has astonishing beaches on two sides of the county waiting to be explored.

View the Visit Norfolk website >

Accommodation and Facilities

Facilities at Norfolk Teacher Training Centre

As a trainee teacher of the Norfolk Teacher Training Centre you will be part of City College Norwich and have access to their facilities and services which include:

  • Campus Library
  • Solutions Beauty & Hair Salon
  • Solutions Gym
  • CCN Active Cubs
  • On-site Nursery
  • Student Travel Offers on local transport
  • Variety of on-site cafes and restaurants