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Places for our 2024-25 courses are now full!

Applications for 2025-26 will open in October 2024.

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Yorkshire Wolds
Teacher Training
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Thinking about a career in teaching?

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Why Train With YWTT?

Our vision is to develop the next generation of great teachers, ethical school leaders and advocates for the teaching profession who will ensure our schools and young people thrive.

Your journey to a career in teaching starts here…

Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training (YWTT) is rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. It offers an exciting and innovative teacher training programme based in purpose built training facilities in the Teacher Development Centre at South Hunsley School in the East Riding of Yorkshire. YWTT is privileged to work with a partnership of over seventy schools, giving trainees the opportunity to work with exceptional teachers in a wide variety of educational settings across the region. Our programme is designed to prepare trainees to become highly effective teachers who will continue to develop thrive throughout their career. 38% of YWTT alumni are in leadership positions, with posts including deputy and assistant head teachers, pastoral leads and multi academy trust curriculum leads.

YWTT offers a bespoke and supportive training package which aims to meet the needs of each individual through weekly tutorials with your YWTT phase or subject lead in addition to your weekly meeting with your school based mentor. The thoughtfully sequenced curriculum allows trainees to develop their knowledge and skills through a blend of professional studies and subject specific sessions taught at YWTT, complemented by a carefully integrated school based training programme. 100% of our 2022/23 cohort feel they have been effectively trained and would recommend YWTT, with 94% strongly agreeing.


Applications to train in September 2024 are open

Our programmes will remain open until the training places are filled, although please note that popular subjects do fill up rapidly.  Make your application as soon as possible to secure your place.

All applications for Initial Teacher Training places are completed through the Department for Education’s Apply for Teacher Training Website.  You will need to supply our Provider Code 2EV and the Course Code of your specialist subject.

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Pre-Teacher Training Opportunities

Our FREE pre-teacher training programmes give the opportunity for those interested in a career in teaching to experience what it’s like in the classroom before they decide to apply.

Choose from our unique experiences covering a range of areas in teaching. Each experience focuses on a theme which can support your application.


We offer training in a wide variety of subjects in both primary and secondary school settings:

  • Art & Design
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Engineers Teach Physics
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Primary (3-7)
  • Primary (5-11)
  • Primary (5-11) with SEND
  • Religious Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish


We know you will have many questions before deciding to embark on a career in teaching.  That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive FAQ telling you (hopefully) all you need to know.

Charity Work

Our Teaching Internship Programme & Virtual Teaching Experience opportunity enables those thinking about teaching to create a set of resources for teachers to use in Kenya. This has enabled the children at Kingston Jr Academy in Kilifi, Kenya to experience new ways of learning via a set of creative teaching resources.

10 Reasons to Train with YWTT

100% of trainees
strongly agreed the training they received will make them a good or better teacher

Rated as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted

Over 70 partner schools
working with us offering diverse placements across the locality

We are part of The Education Alliance,
a growing Multi-Academy Trust

A fantastic purpose built, state of the art training base

Bespoke course tailored to the needs of our trainees

PGCE assignments integrated as part of the professional study sessions

Wealth of experienced and serving practitioners

Subject specific input from experts in their fields

100% of trainees
would recommend training with YWTT

Over 70 Training Schools

Our partnership is a diverse network of over 70 schools across the region, including outstanding secondary and primary schools.

We offer trainees opportunities to experience early years, post-16, special schools and alternative provision in rural, coastal and urban settings. Schools of differing sizes, with a variety of pupil population demographics give our trainees a diverse learning experience.

To achieve this, we are proud to also work in close partnership with the region’s Lead Providers: