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PGCE Personal Statements

Your personal statement should describe what appeals to you about the PGCE course, and why you want to take this course at university to become a teacher.

Admissions tutors want to know why you will make a good teacher, and the skills and experience you can bring to their department.

Our PGCE personal statement examples should inspire you to write your own unique statement, and help you understand how students have successfully applied in the past.

I am a fun loving, outgoing, and sociable girl. I love kids and working with them. My calling is to teach children; inside and outside the church. I am currently going to Bakersfield College studying Liberal studies...
I am one of ten, so you may see why I would like to work with children. I wasn't always sure as to what profession I would like to join but for the past couple of years it has became apparent that I want to work with children...
I am currently studying for a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood studies at Birmingham University. It is my ambition to go on to study for a Primary PGCE. I became interested in teaching whilst raising my own children...
I am hard-working, confident and conscientious and have a keen desire to be a primary school teacher. Working every day at an after school club for primary age students has given me excellent experience in this field and confidence in my ability in it...