How To Apply

    Recruitment for 2019-20 is now closed. Applications for 2020-21 should be made once it opens again in October by finding the course(s) you are interested in via the DfE database, which will then direct you to UCAS to complete your application. Once you have completed your application, and your referees have added your references, the application will be forwarded by UCAS to the providers you have selected. 

    Further information about teacher training through the SCITT route can be found on

    Details of subject-specific bursaries for 2019-20 can be found here. 

    Information about student loans for tuition fees and maintenance can be found here. If you are eligible for a student loan, information on student loan repayments is accessible at

    The Astra course fees for our unsalaried courses for 2019-20 are £7,500 for QTS-only, and £9,250 for QTS with PGCE. For salaried courses, the fee is paid by the employing school.  


    Safeguarding is at the forefront of all our selection processes and decision-making.