Train to Teach

Train to Teach with the Grantham & South Lincolnshire Partnership


As a school we work with EoE Teacher Training (EoETT) to support trainee teachers.

EoE Teacher Training offers high quality Initial Teacher Training in our local area, leading to the award of a PGCE and QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).


“I have been extremely impressed with the training both myself and my trainee has received and I would highly recommend your course to anybody.” Dawn, Mentor


“If you are more of a practical learner then this is the best teacher training course to do. The training sessions give you useful ideas that you can try in your own teaching.

I have honestly enjoyed every minute and found the workload manageable even with a young child.” Tiffany, Trainee


School based Initial Teacher Training gives you the opportunity to learn to teach within the classroom, alongside an experienced teacher, who will guide and support you all year. As a school we passionately believe that the more time you spend in school teaching, observing and reflecting the more prepared you will feel when you start your newly qualified teacher role. The practical nature of this course means that trainees spend the majority of their time in school and are therefore well trained and prepared to be teachers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be supported by experienced teachers in supportive school environments.  The partnership offers a diverse range of schools including special schools, infant schools, junior schools, small rural and large inner city primary schools.  Trainees have stated that they feel very well supported and prepared for the next phase of their career.  Testimonials from past trainees can be found on

EoE Teacher Training are a SCITT, and work with local schools, equipped with skilled and experienced mentors to support trainees. This is a very practical route into teaching, offering hands on teaching experience from the very beginning, that is supported and facilitated by fully qualified, practising teachers.


This practical and hands on approach to Teacher Training will ensure that you are fully prepared to become an outstanding teacher and take on the challenges of your own class as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)!



Visit the website to find out more or call 07379 404767 to speak to the team.

Why train with us?

Little Gonerby Infant School is the lead school within the Grantham South Lincolnshire ITT Partnership. We have been actively involved in initial teacher training for many years through local universities and providers hosting trainees on a number of different routes.

However, we and our partner schools truly and passionately believe that a school based (SCITT or School Direct) route into teacher training is the best possible start to becoming an outstanding teacher, hence our partnership with East of England Teacher Training (EoETT) and the School Direct programme.

The huge breadth of skills and experience within Little Gonerby and our partner schools in training the next generation of teachers is immense; it is an inspiring course to train to teach.

We chose to work with EoETT because in recent years ALL of their School Direct trainees have been offered posts within partner schools and they have a 100% employability record. Little Gonerby has strong links with amazing schools in Lincolnshire and nationally through the EdTransform network, opening the door to amazing opportunities to network, share ideas and collaborate with some of the world's most innovative, forward thinking educational organisations.


We guarantee placements in your local area.


Who do we work with?

The schools within our partnership are:

  • Little Gonerby CofE Infant School 
  • Ambergate Sports College
  • Cliffedale Primary School
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Voluntary Academy 
  • National CofE Junior School 
  • Harrowby CofE Infant School 
  • Harlaxton CofE Primary School 
  • Denton CofE Primary School 
  • Heckington St. Andrew's CofE Primary School
  • Isaac Newton Primary School 
  • Buckminster Primary School  
  • St. Sebastian's CofE Primary School 
  • Long Bennington CofE Academy
  • Marston Thorold's Charity CofE Primary School
  • Poplar Farm School
  • Ropsley CofE Primary School
  • Gonerby Hill Foot CofE Primary School


*New schools join the partnership all of the time and we welcome new schools whole heartedly.