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School Direct - All Saints, York (Diocese of Middlesbrough Teaching School Alliance)

The Diocese of Middlesbrough Teaching School Alliance is based at All Saints School, an outstanding academy which is situated just outside of York's city walls. The alliance is made up of a host of both primary and secondary schools across the Diocese of Middlesbrough, an area that includes North Yorkshire, Humberside, East Riding and the North East. We are committed to outstanding teacher training and our experienced mentors and staff will ensure that you receive excellent provision.

Visits and enquiries to the teaching alliance would be most welcome.

The University of York Department of Education is working with The Diocese of Middlesbrough TSA to provide School Direct training in the following subjects:


Applicants for School Direct apply via UCAS Teacher Training. Under UCAS Apply 1, you select three courses to apply for concurrently. These can be a mixture of all routes in to teaching.

The Course

Trainee teachers selected for the Diocese of Middlesbrough TSA School Direct route, will be placed in two secondary schools within the Alliance. They will engage in a range of School Direct learning events hosted by the lead school (All Saints, York). On successful completion of the course, School Direct trainees will be awarded a University of York PGCE at Masters Level, and recommended for QTS.

School Direct trainees work with trainees on the University of York PGCE route in both the Whole School Issues sessions and Curriculum Area sessions at university.


School Direct trainees and University of York trainees all complete three Masters level assignments (60 credits), that focus on their developing practice, academic engagement with educational research and their training in both schools and university.

School Direct trainees must meet all of the Teachers' Standards, engage in all University and school training sessions, complete three school placements, the Professional Enrichment project and the 3 Masters level assignments.

A wealth of extra curricular and professional training opportunities will be offered to School Direct trainees by the Diocese of Middlesbrough Teaching School Alliance.

 "The staff at All Saints School were extremely supportive and understanding. I always felt that if I needed them they’d be on hand to help me both emotionally and academically." Jess, PGCE student

Contact us

All Saints (Diocese of Middlesbrough Teaching School Alliance)

+44(0)1904 545258

University of York
+44 (0)1904 322524

UCAS codes

Biology - 39MS

Chemistry - 39MV

English - 39MN

Geography - HJ89

History - 39MP

Maths - 39MM

Modern Languages (French with German)3BPB 

Modern Languages (French with Spanish)3BPC

Modern Languages (German with French)3BP8

Modern Languages (German with Spanish)3BP9

Modern Languages (Spanish with French)3BPF

Modern Languages (Spanish with German)3BPD

Physics 39MT