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Teacher Training Partnerships

We work closely with the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University to provide first class teacher training placements for students who are studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with QTS.

For further information about PGCE opportunities at these institutions, please visit:

The University of Manchester 

Manchester Metropolitan University 

Pathways into Teaching

Considering a career in teaching?  Find support and advice from the Department for Education:


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Work experience 

University students who are considering a career in teaching may apply for a work experience placement at Altrincham College.  Please contact Mrs Mrozinski at

Altius Alliance Teaching School 

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Altrincham College is proud to be a partner with the Altius Alliance Teaching School. Formed to help dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to pursue a career in teaching, The Altius Alliance. (Altius meaning higher in Latin)

The ethos underpinning the approach is outlined below:

  • A school-led course built on a foundation of many years’ experience providing high quality Initial Teacher Training.
  • A highly integrated and cohesive course delivered across a successful partnership of schools.
  • Programme delivery by Specialist Leaders of Education - outstanding practising classroom teachers who will support the application of your subject knowledge within the classroom.
  • A personalised and bespoke programme, supported by experienced and dedicated mentors, responding to the development needs of Associate Teachers.

Teaching is a fantastic career which both challenges and inspires. If you have the qualifications, ambition and desire to teach please contact us for further details.



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