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School Direct – Postgraduate Teaching Qualification


The Lighthouse School Partnership (LSP) is an inspirational and exciting place to work and learn. It has been awarded six teach direct places from the DfE. LSP provides a high quality school based learning opportunity in partnership with the University of the West of England. This is an innovative partnership of four schools (High down Infants, High Down Juniors, Portishead Primary and St Peter's Primary) ho are dedicated to  providing outstanding education to the children of Portishead and to serve the community in which we are based. We want to ensure future outstanding provision and are excited about training teachers of the future.


LSP hope to offer employment on successful completion of the training, and will offer an interview  to trainees who are performing well should a vacancy for a suitable post  arise within a trainee’s home school.  Portishead is a rapidly growing town and all our schools are oversubscribed and undergoing expansion to provide school places to local children.


If you are interesting in joining LSP to start you teaching career please look at our full profile and course information on the UCAS website.




We are expecting a high number of students to want to complete their PGCE with LSP. If you would like to  find out more about us before completing your application we are holding an open day on Friday 4th November 2016. Please contact Janine Ashman (janineashman@sppschool.uk) to book your place.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and are available on the following dates (please contact us in advance to book):

Monday 22nd May - 8am and 4pm

Tuesday 23rd May - 8am and 4pm 

Wednesday 24th May - 8am and 4pm

Thursday 25th May - 8am 

Friday 26th May - 8am and 4pm

Monday 5th June (Inset day) - 8am and 4pm

Tuesday 6th June - 8am and 4pm

Wednesday 7th June - 8am and 4pm

Thursday 8th June - 8am and 4pm


Lunch Time Assistants - Please see advert below for details. If interested, please complete the attached form and return to the school.

  • St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Hallett's Way, Portishead, United Kingdom, BS20 6BT
  • Email : stpeters.pri@n-somerset.gov.uk Telephone 01275 843142
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