Data set from Initial Teacher Training Census

3) ITT new entrants by subject and training route

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This national level table contains the number of both postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants on each ITT route by subject. The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised) and 2020/21 (provisional).

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Initial Teacher Training Census
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Art
  • Art percentage
  • Biology
  • Route
Time period
2019/20 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001England Postgraduate Total289174131937185770714724332942907131714602159138731228212815274941221616701586513007369417130211105575114224258204513
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandHigher Education Institution1275721295067353472481601431211628657974722151148527214272507376842739600416802713021195586114224060214713
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPostgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship16403232001721403380412143102221021210014112022502742661313
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool Centred ITT3936692532111549683383641922102772223740258111371509242785218445832613022195576117313862224715
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool Direct (fee-funded)790712752235223181101431057273834105613178285471135112334145661551340611602703012195574116214258204315

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 48 variables
Variable nameVariable description
n_busBusiness Studies


  1. Design & Technology: includes food technology and engineering.
  2. 2020/21 postgraduate totals do not include forecasts in this table.
  3. Total Ebacc: EBacc here includes English, mathematics, modern foreign languages, physics, biology, chemistry, history, geography, computing and classics. Trainees on the 'PE with Ebacc' programme are not included.
  4. Figures for 2020/21 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 have been revised.
  5. Other: includes media and communication studies, social studies, and psychology.
  6. Troops to Teachers are excluded from all figures.
  7. Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship: The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship (PGTA) was introduced in 2018/19.
  8. Data was extracted on 13 November 2020.
  9. Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate provision is offered by higher education institutions, except for 59 trainees on undergraduate school centred ITT programmes.
  10. Physical Education: includes dance.
  11. Business studies: includes economics
  12. Subject: The subject given here is ITT subject and may not be the same as the subject of the undergraduate degree held.
  13. Primary: Prior to 2018/19, a small number of Primary trainees on subject specialist courses were reported against their subject specialism and were included in Total Secondary. From 2018/19, they are reported as Primary.

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