Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to meet the following Liverpool Hope University entry requirements before being accepted onto the School Direct Programme:

  • Honours degree 2:1 or above, (or equivalent) incorporating at least 50% of your specialist subject.  Honours degree 2:2 or above for some subjects
  • Grade C in English, mathematics and science at GCSE (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of the national curriculum
  • The ability to communicate clearly, fluently and accurately in spoken and written Standard English
  • High standards of literacy and numeracy is an expectation and will be assessed at interview.
  • Any offer of a place on the programme is made conditional on satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB) and a satisfactory Fitness to Teach Declaration.
  • 18/09/2020 There were 170 confirmed cases of in St Helens Borough between 9-15 September. The seven-day rate of infection is 94.4 per 100,000 people. This figure is lower than yesterday but will rise as not all positive cases are included yet due to delays in test result data. Read more
  • 17/09/2020 St Helens Outbreak Management Board are now advising the following: Parents should wear face coverings when they arrive at the school to pick up or drop off their children. Read more
  • 17/09/2020 Excellent demonstration of diagnostic assessment today from 21A1, followed by some fantastic therapy work. Focusing upon what they want to improve on to ensure they are preparing for future assessment. Demonstrating LORIC within science. Well done Read more
  • 17/09/2020 Amazing work from our new Year 7's this week! Super quiz results, excellent homework and classwork too. Future linguists in the making!!! Read more