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    I got my AS results on Thursday, and as expected i didn't do very well, i knew Alevels wasn't for me. But my goal is to become a qualified Primary school teacher, but as i won't be continuing my Alevels, i don't really know how i should accomplish that.

    I'm looking at courses at college, but majority are for teaching assistant, would i have to work up??, my question is what course would i have to take at college that would eventually help me to get to university so i can get my QTS?? please help, thank you.

    Can i become a primary school teacher without Alevels????
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    (Original post by ShyGirl95)
    I got my AS results on Thursday, and as expected i didn't do very well, i knew Alevels wasn't for me. But my goal is to become a qualified Primary school teacher, but as i won't be continuing my Alevels, i don't really know how i should accomplish that.

    I'm looking at courses at college, but majority are for teaching assistant, would i have to work up??, my question is what course would i have to take at college that would eventually help me to get to university so i can get my QTS?? please help, thank you.

    Can i become a primary school teacher without Alevels????
    If you're 19 or above you can do an access course in education or humanities and get on to a primary education degree. Or you could do a Btec?
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    (Original post by Shelly_x)
    If you're 19 or above you can do an access course in education or humanities and get on to a primary education degree. Or you could do a Btec?
    Thanks for this, but what BTEC course would be the most suitable?
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    (Original post by ShyGirl95)
    Thanks for this, but what BTEC course would be the most suitable?
    I think an access course would be more suitable than a Btec as you'd gain knowledge of the national curriculum subjects too. By a Btec is another option, possibly in education or childhood. Look at the requirements for primary education courses or email the unis you're interested in to ask what qualifications other than a levels they accept.
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    (Original post by Shelly_x)
    I think an access course would be more suitable than a Btec as you'd gain knowledge of the national curriculum subjects too. By a Btec is another option, possibly in education or childhood. Look at the requirements for primary education courses or email the unis you're interested in to ask what qualifications other than a levels they accept.
    Thank you so much
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    (Original post by ShyGirl95)
    I got my AS results on Thursday, and as expected i didn't do very well, i knew Alevels wasn't for me. But my goal is to become a qualified Primary school teacher, but as i won't be continuing my Alevels, i don't really know how i should accomplish that.

    I'm looking at courses at college, but majority are for teaching assistant, would i have to work up??, my question is what course would i have to take at college that would eventually help me to get to university so i can get my QTS?? please help, thank you.

    Can i become a primary school teacher without Alevels????
    Hi, my cousin got into do primary teaching in Liverpool Hope and she did BTEC Health and Social Care extended diploma if that helps! :P
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    I had student in my class who was completing a BTEC National, I think it was Health and social care, and she is starting university in Sept do to a teaching course.

    A BTEC will prepare you more for a QTS primary course because it is much more practical compared to A-levels, as you have work placements and you can get a better feel of what teaching is really like.

    Good luck! A-levels aren't for everyone so don't worry about it, your goal of teaching is still within sight!
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    (Original post by balloon_parade)
    I had student in my class who was completing a BTEC National, I think it was Health and social care, and she is starting university in Sept do to a teaching course.

    A BTEC will prepare you more for a QTS primary course because it is much more practical compared to A-levels, as you have work placements and you can get a better feel of what teaching is really like.

    Good luck! A-levels aren't for everyone so don't worry about it, your goal of teaching is still within sight!
    Can i hug you? thank you so much, this helps me so much, i was completely freaking out, but this really helped me, thank you once again!!!!
 
 
 
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