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 Visit our Calendar to book a place on one of our upcoming online drop in sessions to find out more about   training to teach with Inspiring Future Teachers and GLF Schools.

GLF Schools' Teacher Training is an alliance of highly successful schools in Surrey, Croydon, Oxfordshire, West Sussex, Wokingham and Hampshire. We have a very strong history of providing exceptional Initial Teacher Training since 2013, with high employment rates within our partnership schools.

What GLF TT can offer:

  • Be part of something bigger with our vast portfolio of schools
  • Train in a place where you feel you belong.
  • Receive high-quality training and a personalised training approach
  • Support us on our mission to transform the lives of all children to enable them to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

You will be trained by an experienced ITT primary and secondary leader, and a range of practising school leaders will visit each core training session to ensure you have the best support and a variety of different school insights.

We get to know each trainee and offer excellent pastoral support throughout your journey to becoming a teacher. Our diverse cohort of present and past trainees are always on hand for peer support and advice.

School Experience

We believe that having some school experience is extremely beneficial if you are considering training to be a teacher: it allows you to see the nature of the role and make sure that it is right for you before you apply or undertake your training. 

  • To support potential applicants to gain this invaluable experience, GLF Teacher Training offer one-day School Experience visits to a selection of schools within our partnership.  These experience days are only open to candidates who are eligible to start teacher training programmes in September 2025.
  • To register for more information and to find out if you are eligible, please complete our registration form HERE.
  • If you have any questions about our partnership schools or our school experience programme, please contact our team at

If you are passionate about education and want to make an impact on the lives of our next generation, apply to be a part of our highly successful teacher training programme. 



All of our placement schools have significant experience in delivering Initial Teacher Training and are able to provide you with a consistently high quality settings throughout your training programme. 


There are often opportunities for successful trainees to go on and work within their host school, or group of schools, following a successful training year, subject to schools' recruitment and selection processes.


At GLF Teacher Training the support we offer starts from the day you first make an enquiry. Our team will guide you through the application process, arrange school experience for you in a school local to your home and provide support with any finance queries you may have. We strongly recommend coming along to one of our face-to-face information events to meet us in person and to ask any questions you might have. More information about the IFT Primary and Secondary training programmes we deliver at GLF can be found in the main menu,

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team -