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BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (PART-TIME) 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 part-time Primary Education padlet

Throughout the summer, the Part-time Primary Education Team will be updating this padlet to include important resources which will help you prepare to start your studies.

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.

Access the Launchpad sessions

English activities

Children’s literature task
Academic text

Mathematics activities

Your activities
Key texts

Science activities

Your activities
Suggested 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

Preparing to start

This session examines how to make a successful transition to university. From planning your results day, accommodation and commuting tips, extra support available to you and general advice on uni life.

Watch the session

Find out more about who you are

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.

Start preparing yourself