We are still accepting secondary
applications for D&T, Geography, Music, Computer
Studies, Maths and MFL. You need to apply through
the UCAS Website. Due to the
high number of applicants, we are no longer accepting primary
Applicants interested in applying for a
SCITT place will need to find a host school that will be able to support them
through their training. Apply through the
UCAS Website selecting Essex Schools ITT
If you are unable to find a host school
then the office will be able to offer you further advice.
Applicants interested in Schools Direct
places need to apply directly to the
schools through via the UCAS Website.
Applicants can search for places by lead school name,
subject or location. The school details page will show the allocation of places
and partner ITT providers.
The Royal Society of Chemistry is offering Teacher Training
Scholarships worth £25,000 (tax free) for the 2014/15 training
year. Run in partnership with the Department for Education, the
scholarship includes a support package from the RSC:
• RSC membership for 2 years;
• access to national and regional RSC support
networks through local meetings, online
communities, RSC Teacher Fellow mentors, annual
• a selection of RSC materials including
resources, lab coats and other consumables.
Applications for RSC Teacher Training Scholarships are open
to teacher trainees who:
• have a chemistry (or related) degree or have
completed a subject knowledge enhancement
• have either a proven or expected 1st or 2:1
degree, a master’s degree, or a PhD (we will
consider exceptional 2:2 applicants);
• have by September 2014 secured a training place
on an eligible PGCE or Schools Direct
chemistry course in England for the 2014/15
• qualify as a home student, are eligible to draw
a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans
Company, and who meet the bursary eligibility
criteria set out in the DfE bursary guidance;
• have an excellent ability to explain chemistry
ideas at school level;
• will train as a teacher in England.
The application process consists of an online application
form and an assessment day. We have a series of application
deadlines between December 2013 and June 2014.
Find out more and apply
All applicants to Initial Teacher Training need to pass both
tests before starting their course.
Find information and guidance on the professional skills tests
for trainee teachers in literacy and numeracy
download information on the numeracy skills test.