Welcome to Prestolee Initial Teacher Training

Prestolee School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) is a respected provider of Initial Teacher Training, delivering both the School Direct Programme and Core Programme alongside the University of Cumbria and a partnership of Primary and Secondary schools across Bolton and Greater Manchester. 

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Key Information

Initial Teacher Training Open Day

Key information, tailored application advice, speak with current trainees and hear from key ITT professionals.


Friday 24th June 1.30pm and 4.00pm - click here to book your place.


Recruitment has now closed for places on our 2016-17 ITT programmes. Contact us to ensure you don't miss out on a place next year. Call 01204 335756 or email itt@prestoleetsa.org.uk 


  • "One of the greatest assets of this route is the chance to observe so much outstanding practice; I feel excited and completely ready for my NQT year as a result."                      Howie, ITT Graduate 2014
  • “The course produces high quality graduates expertly prepared for the demands and challenges of being a teacher in their NQT year”.

    Karen Graham, Head Teacher

  • "The trainees are extremely well informed through high quality training and mentoring both at Prestolee and in school."

    Philip Ivory, Deputy Head Teacher

  • "My time at Prestolee was invaluable and now I'm proud to be a member of staff here; the support network on the programme is fantastic"                                       Miss Rachael, ITT Graduate 2014