Oxfordshire Teacher Training Information Events

We’re always keen to meet potential applicants and so we run information events throughout the year. These are great opportunities to find out more about who we are, what we do and what it’s like training with us. You will get to meet members of the central team as well as current and recent Associate Teachers (our name for people training with us) and have all your specific questions answered. Please book your place at an Oxfordshire Teacher Training Information Event by using the eventbrite links below.

Oxfordshire Teacher Training Information Evening – We will be holding the first of our Information Evenings on Wednesday 14th November 6:00pm-7:30pm at The Cherwell School in Oxford. Please see the Eventbrite listing for more information.

Oxfordshire Teacher Training Information Mornings-  We will be holding two Information Mornings on Friday 30th November 10:00am-11:00am and Monday 10th December 10:00am-11:00am at the Cherwell School in Oxford. Please e-mail to book a place.

Oxfordshire Teacher Training Information Evening – We will be holding another Information Evening on Wednesday 23rd January 6:00pm-7:30pm at The Cherwell School in Oxford. Please see the Eventbrite listing for more information.

External Information Events

We also regularly attend external marketing and information events, please see details of these events below:


Train to Teach Oxford- We will be attending the DfE Train to Teach Oxford event on Wednesday 5th December at 16:30 at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel. This is a national event where you can find out more about routes into teaching and speak to different providers in the region; come and find us there! Please see the Get into Teaching page for more information.


School Events and Workshops

Throughout the year our partner schools will also run information events and workshops, these are a great opportunity for you to find information, ask questions and prepare for your application or interview with Oxfordshire Teacher Training. Please see details of events below:

Application Workshop – Our colleagues at Gillotts School will be running application workshops to help you prepare for your UCAS application or recruitment and selection day. The next scheduled workshop will be on 17th January, please see their website for more information and to book your place.

The scheduled dates are:

  • 17th January 2019 (The Cherwell School)
  • 27th February 2019 (Blessed George Napier School)tbc
  • 19th March 2019 (Gillotts School)
  • 8th May 2019 (The Cherwell School)
  • 10th June 2019 (Blessed George Napier School) tbc

Equivalency Testing

Candidates who do not yet hold a GCSE grade C or above in the required subjects must pass an Equivalency Test before the programme/ summer training begins. We are holding examination sessions at The Cherwell School for candidates who will be undertaking a programme with Oxfordshire Teacher Training. There is no requirement to complete these tests in advance of your application, we would recommend that you book onto a date once you have successfully received an offer from us. The cost for each Equivalency Test is £154, payable to Educate at the point of booking. For more information and to reserve your place at an invigilated exam with us, please contact


Available dates:

– Thursday 31st January 10am-12pm

– Monday 11th February 4pm-6pm

– Thursday 21st March 1pm-3pm


Additional dates will be added in due course, please let us know if you would like to attend but are not available at these times.