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The North Herts Catholic Primary Alliance

The North Herts Catholic Primary Alliance is an outstanding place to work and learn. We provide a supportive and tailored learning environment in partnership with our training partner St Mary’s University, Strawberry Hill. We are very excited to be offering both Salaried and Non-Salaried School Direct training for the 2016/17 academic year. Our vision is to prepare trainees to be outstanding teachers who will transform the lives of children and families through their inspirational teaching.

All of our alliance schools have many years of experience of teacher training and a long standing partnership with St Mary’s University. We are excited to now be supporting School Direct trainees. We recognise that trainee teachers offer much to the schools in which they train and we fully embrace the energy, drive, creativity, innovation and enthusiasm that they bring.

Our Schools:

Alongside Divine Saviour there are seven other Catholic primary schools currently in our alliance who will be offering School Direct Places. For further information on our other Alliance schools please see their websites below:

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

Holy Rood Catholic Primary School

St John's Catholic Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St Dominic Catholic Primary School

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School

Bishop Parker Catholic Primary School


General information about the School Direct Programme can be found by visiting the Department for Education Website.

For further information about training through the School Direct Programme with the North Herts Catholic Primary Alliance, please contact us and we will only be more than happy to help.

Please note: Applications for 2016/17 training places will open in October. Please check with UCAS for latest updates regarding the 2016/17 application window