Building on our consistent high OfSTED grades and a long standing and strong partnership, we are delighted to offer Primary and Secondary School Direct initial teacher training in partnership with schools and academies across East Anglia.  

Out partnership covers a wide geographical area, with schools and academies in urban, rural and coastal settings, enabling us to offer you a broad range of placement opportunities.  


You will know the Lead and partner schools in which you will have at least one of your placements when you are offered a place on the course if you choose our School Direct route.  

In 2021-22 UEA will be working with the following School Direct Lead Schools. Please click on the relevant link to find out more:  

How do I apply? 

Applications for School Direct places are made through the GOV.UK service called Apply for Teacher Training.

Please note: School Direct applicants will be required to meet the criteria of both the Lead School and the School of Education and Lifelong Learning.  

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances with the Admissions Office prior to applying please do contact us: 

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