Fees and Finance

School Direct Training Programme is available to high quality graduates. You may be eligible for a bursary or scholarship of up to £30,000 to support you whilst you train. The Partnership has a tuition fee of £6,000. Trainees will be supernumerary and will gradually build up to a 70% teaching timetable through constant support and mentorship. School Direct Training Programme (salaried) is an employment based route available to high quality graduates with at least three years’ work experience who will earn a salary whilst they train. Trainees are employed on at least the Unqualified 1 pay point plus fringe allowance (circa £18,000). Trainees will be employed as members of the school and can teach up to 90% of a timetable. Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/funding-initial-teacher-training-itt/funding-initial-teacher-training-itt-academic-year-2021-to-2022.