Teacher Training Opportunities



The Appleton School, in partnership with The Benfleet TSA has an excellent reputation for Teacher Training. In the last 8 years we have trained over 200 primary/secondary teachers who are now working in our local schools.

We work in partnership with TES Institute through the school direct route. The Alliance has over 40 schools in Benfleet, Rayleigh, Canvey, Basildon, Leigh on Sea, Westcliff, Hockley, Rochford, Southend, Wickford and Shoeburyness.

The following Initial Teacher Training opportunities are available starting from September 2024:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Science – Physics, Chemistry , Biology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Computer Science
  • Business Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Education with EBACC
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Religious Education
  • Art & Design
  • Primary/Primary with Mathematics

Applicants must have a relevant degree, 2:2 or above and English and Mathematics GCSE at C/4 or above. Primary also require GCSE Science.

Bursaries available for September 2024 are:

Maths , Physics , Chemistry, Computing - £28,000 (1st /PHD ,2:2,2:1 or Masters) Geography, Biology, DT Languages - £25,000 (1st /PHD ,2:2,2:1 or Masters) English, Art, Music , RE - £10,000 (1st /PHD ,2:2,2:1 or Masters)

Or on the Benfleet Teaching School Website at BTSA

To apply for postgraduate teacher training visit Find courses by location or by training provider - Find postgraduate teacher training - GOV.UK (find-postgraduateteacher-training.service.gov.uk)

For more information about the various routes into teaching through the Benfleet TSA please contact: mhoward@theappletonschool.org or call 01268 794215 extn 210

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