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Discover Primary and Childhood Education

Congratulations on your offer

Exploring your passions, gaining confidence and creating friendships to last a lifetime. That’s what university is all about. In joining our Primary Education department, you’re joining a nurturing community where everyone feels safe to be themselves, where everyone feels equal and where you belong.

Learn from expert tutors in our outstanding facilities. Develop your skills, gain real-world experience and create your own connections. Explore education and teaching in a variety of settings, including beach schools and our very own forest school. Read on to get an insight into your community.

Faculty of Education Lakeside

Overlooking a picturesque lake, our state-of-the-art £9 million Faculty of Education building is the centrepiece of our western campus and the hub of our teaching activity.

It features:

  • a 300-seat lecture theatre
  • 5 well-equipped ICT suites
  • 18 further teaching rooms complete with the very latest technology
  • a popular café
Faculty of Education Lakeside at night

Meet our students

The department of primary and childhood education is home to our diverse community of passionate learners and inspiring teachers, but who better to hear about the department from than our very own students?

An image of Ben Broadhurst

I’ve been fortunate enough to complete my final year placement in a school in Cumbria – learning first-hand how rural schools operate and teach differently to city schools.

Ben Broadhurst

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

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Chat to our students

Got any questions about studying education at Edge Hill? Want to know more about student life? Or just want to chat about Edge Hill in general? 

Take a Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in our campus with the virtual tour. Explore the buildings from your own home. Get a feel for our learning, living, and leisure spaces and roam the halls of our iconic buildings.