School of Education

  • PGCE Education - Primary

    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events in Induction Week (16-20 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY. Once you’ve had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information, find out everything you need-know about Harcourt Hill Campus.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location
    Monday 16 September
    Introductory Lecture 09:30 to 10:30 PGCE 3-7: BG.25, Harcourt Hill Campus
    PGCE 5-11: B1.38/B1.39, B Building, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Welcome Refreshments 10:30 to 11:00 Harcourt Kitchen, Harcourt Hill Campus
    'Welcome to the PGCE' session 11:00 to 12:30 PGCE 3-7: BG.25, Harcourt Hill Campus
    PGCE 5-11: B1.38/B1.39, B Building, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Lunch 12:30 to 13:30 Hot and cold food and drinks are for sale in the Harcourt Kitchen, or you can bring your own
    Teaching Sessions commence 13:30 to 15:00 PGCE 3-7: BG.25, Harcourt Hill Campus
    PGCE 5-11: BG.26, B Building, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Afternoon Break 15:00 to 15:30
    Teaching Session 15:30 to 17:00 PGCE 3-7: BG.25, Harcourt Hill Campus
    PGCE 5-11: B1.01, B Building, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Tuesday 17 September
    Teaching sessions continue. You will already have received the full Week 0 timetable via email prior to the start of the course.
    The timetable for the remainder of the Autumn term will be available from Monday 16 September.

    Key contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact Contact details
    Head of School Professor Mary Wild
    Programme Lead Mrs Lorna Shires
    Course Leaders Mrs Mary Briggs (3-7), Mrs Jen Gadd (5-11)
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Michael Barringer
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Hazel Rothera
    Programme Administrator Mrs Krisztina Negyokru

    Pre-Programme Reading and Tasks

    Please refer to the separate reading list that has already been emailed to you.

    Make sure you have undertaken the preparatory reading and completed the various exercises that were sent to you during the summer.

    Please bring your completed Initial September Placement Activity booklet with you to the first session on the campus-based programme as it will form part of the initial discussion and debate.


    Indicative list of Academic Advisors

    This is an indicative list of all the Academic Advisors for PGCE Education - Primary. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is, and when to meet them, at the start of the course.

    Name Room Phone
    Mrs Mary Briggs B1.28 48 8597
    Mrs Jennifer Gadd EG.11 48 8347
    Ms Carolyn Murphy MG.09 48 8336
    Mrs Susan Read BM.01 48 8519
    Mrs Jane Scholey BG.34 48 8321
    Mrs Lorna Shires BG.30 48 8315
    Mrs Joanna Skelton F1.08 48 8620