BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS course preparation

To help you feel prepared for your university studies, we’ve gathered together a range of course related activities including suggested reading, useful websites and some great things to do right now. Open the links below to find out more:

Your Launchpad sessions

The Faculty of Education have organised a number of virtual Launchpad sessions. Although not all of these sessions will be relevant to your specific degree, you may find a number of these sessions useful.

Faculty of Education Launchpad
Access the sessions here

English activities

Children’s literature task

Academic Task


Mathematics activities

Your activities

Key text


Science activities

Your activities

Key texts


Foundation subject activities

Your activities

Key text


Children and childhood

Within the Children and Childhood module, you will be exploring Children’s Rights. You can use the UNICEF website to begin to explore prior to the module.


Professional studies

Research the roles of the teacher. Consider the wider responsibilities within schools. These will be explored in depth during this module.

Keep up to date with educational contexts within the news.


Meet your programme lead


Additional ways to prepare

Join our virtual session: Preparing to start with Edge Hill, Wednesday 10 August, 4pm – 5pm.

This session examines how to make a successful transition to University study, from planning your results day, accommodation and commuting tips, extra support available to you as a prospective student before you start in September and what to expect as well as what to get involved in during your first week.

Use this link to join the session

University can be one of the most exciting and amazing experiences, and can offer the chance to learn, meet new people, gain independence and find out more about who you are.

We want to make sure you get the most out of your university experience! The following information provides an insight into what to expect when coming to university along with some good advice on how to navigate some of the potential challenges you may face.

Starting preparing yourself