In 2016, Ofsted rated Shotton Hall SCITT to be 'outstanding' for both our primary and secondary teacher training provision, the highest accolade achievable.

Oustanding teacher training in partnership with schools across the North East


Our outstanding judgment is the highest accolade achievable for a school-based teacher training provider and makes us one of only a handful of providers in the North East judged to be outstanding.

Inspectors praised the excellent training on offer, commenting that newly qualified teachers from our courses “are fully committed to their vocation of teaching…proud of their training, proud of their pupils’ achievement, and proud of the profession itself: they are professionals from day one.”


Inspectors also praised the strong subject knowledge of trainees and newly qualified teachers and stated that their outcomes are “well above average”.

Shotton Hall SCITT

The Academy at Shotton Hall

Passfield Way
Peterlee, SR8 1AU


0191 518 0222




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