Welcome to the Altius Alliance

Learn from the best to be the best. Apply for the Altius Alliance School Centred Teacher Training for Primary and Secondary school and learn from our experts in education.

Virtual Q&A Sessions

We are hosting a series of Virtual Q&A sessions where we will be able to offer an inside into the Altius Alliance SCITT with out experts answering all your questions. Sign up today!

Train with the best

Thinking of becoming a teacher? Achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE (SCITT) with 60 Masters Credits.

We are Outstanding

In 2017 we were award Ofsted-Outstanding for our School Centred Teacher Training.

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We are now open to receive applications for 2021-22. For how to apply to the Altius Alliance, please click the button below.

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Welcome to the Altius Alliance

If you are a graduate fresh from university or looking for a career change and are interested in making a difference to the futures of young people across South Manchester and Cheshire then look no further. The Altius Alliance offers a gateway to a rewarding profession with its Primary and Secondary teacher training courses.

The Ofsted-outstanding Alliance is led by Cheadle Hulme High School which holds an excellent reputation both locally and nationally for the success of its students’ outcomes.​ The majority of weekly generic training takes place at Cheadle Hulme High School working alongside the expert practitioners that have been instrumental in building its success and are committed to Initial Teacher Training.

Both the primary and secondary courses lead to achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE (SCITT) with 60 Masters Credits.

The primary course participants get the opportunity to train within our primary partner schools located in South Manchester and Cheshire.

The Altius Alliance opened its School Centred Teacher Training in 2015. The Alliance is part of the Laurus Trust, an expanding Multi Academy Trust with many opportunities for Newly Qualified Teachers across the primary and secondary sectors. Our secondary course participants get the opportunity to undertake at least one placement in a Laurus Trust school.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Q&As:
We are hosting a series of Virtual Q&A sessions, sign up today!

Primary Q&A


Secondary Q&A

COVID-19 Update:
Due to the current coronavirus situation all upcoming events and SEP days have been moved online.

The SCITT has an excellent reputation for producing NQTs who are confident and competent teachers.

Ofsted, November 2017

The overall effectiveness of the Altius Alliance SCITT is outstanding.

Ofsted, November 2017

Trainees receive innovative training to raise their awareness of broader professional issues such as mental health, articulacy and literacy.

Ofsted, November 2017

Altius Alliance News

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Thinking of teaching? Enter our brave new world

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The world has undoubtedly changed over the past 12 months and the Altius Alliance is no exception. Where we usually welcome those considering teacher training to a series of open evenings, coffee mornings and school experience days, we currently have to do things a...

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