Music teacher training

Teaching children to appreciate and understand music is a rewarding career. Not only that, but you will no doubt be the person behind school shows and concerts that are at the heart of communities and school memories. 

"Every child, regardless of their ability, has something to offer musically. It is part of our human nature and it's something I love to nurture every day."



You could be entitled to a tax-free bursary of £9,000 to train to teach music. Find out more information about funding here.

£9,000 tax-free bursary along with additional funding via Student Finance


At Shotton Hall SCITT, your PGCE is awarded by, globally renowned, Durham University

Durham University

We are rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted for both our primary and secondary phases

Oustanding training

Our lead school, The Academy at Shotton Hall, is one of only 23 Research Schools in the UK

Research School

Complete your initial teacher training year with Shotton Hall SCITT in just 10 months

10-month course

We are in partnership with over 90 education providers across the North East

90+ partner schools

Lisa Keech

Career changer


"Fantastic all round training. What has really stood out for me is how supportive the whole SCITT team have been throughout the year. The highlight was my second placement which was excellent and the perfect fit!"

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Shotton Hall SCITT

The Academy at Shotton Hall

Passfield Way
Peterlee, SR8 1AU


0191 518 0222



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