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Initial Teacher Training

Across the Advanced Learning Partnership, we offer outstanding provision for trainee teachers and teachers working within the early career framework. Please see the relevant sections on this page for further information and support regarding School Direct routes into teaching, led by Watford Grammar School for Girls on behalf of the Partnership, and school-led and school-delivered PGCE training, provided within the Partnership by Dame Alice Owen’s School and Watford Grammar School for Girls in collaboration with Hertfordshire University. 


School Direct

Why train with the ALP? The ALP is a group of schools in Hertfordshire and north London who have worked very closely over many years to train teachers via the School...

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The traditional PGCE route into teaching has undergone changes in recent years and within the Partnership we are committed to providing outstanding initial teacher training experiences for new entrants to...

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All qualified teachers employed in a relevant school in England must complete an induction period, which bridges the gap between initial teaching training and a career in teaching. From September...

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