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September to June

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Partner Training School

Cockburn School

Successful candidates will gain experience in a range of musical styles and a variety of examination specifications.  With the support of your Lead Tutor, you will build a greater creativity and depth of general subject knowledge to start your career as teachers of this unique and powerful subject. 

If you are passionate about nurturing the emerging musical skills of your pupils and building their confidence and creativity, then training with Leeds SCITT is the best starting point for your new career.

The SCITT course is very close knit, with lots of support and experienced tutors

— Music Trainee

From the Music ITT School Lead Tutor

With a smaller group than many other Music ITT courses, Leeds SCITT is able to offer personalised training experiences, ensuring trainees are nurtured and given the best tools to become successful teachers.


The Music department at Cockburn School is passionate about utilising the ‘Musical Futures’ approach to deliver key skills: Students across key stages have the opportunity to perform, compose and listen to a wide range of genres. The department is known for helping its pupils to regularly become involved with professional artists from the music industry to gain a wide perspective on careers in music. The Music curriculum at Cockburn School is evaluated regularly to guarantee the most up to date professional developments and current arts-specific teaching approaches are implemented. Cockburn School and the Leeds SCITT programme are committed to ensuring the very best for the future of Music Education, by training dynamic and exciting teachers.

Cockburn School’s provision in the arts has been awarded Artsmark Platinum status in recognition of the school’s commitment to, and excellence in, arts education. Artsmark is Arts Council England’s award recognising excellence in cultural education. It celebrates schools’ commitment to embracing arts across the curriculum and bringing creative learning to life for children and young people.

In addition to your Lead School placement, you can be placed within up to two of our additional partnership schools to give you contrasting placements.

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Cockburn School

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