Assessment Only Route to QTS (3 – 18)


If you are an unqualified or Overseas Trained Teacher who needs to gain QTS, the Assessment Only Route might be for you. The start date is flexible – you can apply for this route at any point throughout the year.

To be eligible, you must have taught as an unqualified teacher for at least 2 years, in two consecutive key stages in two schools. You should be consistently meeting the Teachers’ Standards and making an impact on pupils’ learning and progress.

Qualifications Required

• Bachelor degree (or equivalent).

• GCSEs grade 4 or above in Maths and English (or equivalent) if you’re a secondary teacher. • GCSEs grade 4 or above in Maths, English and Science (or equivalent) if you’re an Early Years or Primary teacher.