Applying to Train With Us

Applications are made through UCAS – Teacher Training

(please search for ‘Hatton as your training partner’ to find us).

Click here to go to the UCAS website

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Once we have received your application, we have 40 days to to send you our decision. We always strive to complete this as soon as possible. 

If you are unsuccessful in the first round of places (Apply 1) you can reapply during apply 2. You can then only apply to one training provider at a time, and places may be limited.

Tips for Application Success

When we receive applications, we are initially looking for evidence across a range of areas, such as:

  • Suitable academic qualifications (refer to entry requirements)

  • Experience (paid or voluntary) in maintained schools or education-related settings, or in wider working with children or young people

  • A personal statement which shows an ability to reflect on this experience

  • An awareness of contemporary issues both generally in education and in the subject applied for

  • Any particular outstanding skills/experience including subject specific skills

  • Two references that substantiate performance to date and indicate potential (if you are an undergraduate please be advised that one of your referees should be able to comment on your predicted degree class)

What happens at your School Based Interview?
  • The school based interview will involve:

  • A panel interview

  • A presentation activity

  • Spending some time in a lesson interacting with pupils

  • An opportunity to meet the Head of Subject and other colleagues

  • The panel will normally consist of members of the senior leadership team

What happens at your School Based Interview?

  • Analysis of your subject knowledge 

  • A formal interview