Primary Education with Teaching Qualification (Dumfries Campus)

School Experience

All school placements currently take place within primary schools in Dumfries and Galloway.

As the Local Authority's school dates vary slightly from year to year, the number of placement weeks are subject to change. 

Year 1

School placement in middle primary: P4 or 5

  • May to June: 6-week placement

Year 2

School placement in Lower Primary: P1-3

  • May to June: 6-week placement

Year 3

School placement in Upper School: P6 and 7

  • Semester 2: 6-week placement

Year 4

School placement at lower, middle or upper level. Students can request a specific stage (subject to availability).

  • Semester 2: 10-week placement