How can I get funding for Tuition Fees?
Through Student Finance England you can apply for a tuition fee loan which will require repayment. You can also apply for grants and maintenance loan for your training year. Visit directgov or www.heislc.co.uk
I want to apply to SCITT for Biology/English/Computer Science/History/Geography will I receive a bursary?
Yes, the government has re-introduced bursaries from September 2012. The amount depends on the grade of your degreee - refer to our website for amounts
When should I apply for teacher training?
Bromley Schools' Collegiate begins recruitment for the SCITT course from November to May. However, we continue to accept applications in shortage subjects right up until July. We operate a waiting list and will contact candidates should a a place became available. The School Direct portal is open from November. We suggest candidates apply as early as possible.
Do you offer Primary training?
Yes, with effect from September 2013. Applications should be made via GTTR from October 2012.
When will I hear if I have been shortlisted for interview?
Interviews are scheduled for 5th December 2012, 23rd January, 27th February, 20th March, 22nd April 2013 we will try to inform candidates they have been selected for interview about 7 to 10 days before. Unsuccessful candidates are informed by GTTR who automatically move your application on to your next choice.
Employment based routes (Graduate Teacher Programme) Will no loger exist from July 2013. It will be replaced by the School Direct routes.
I want to apply to Bromley Schools' Collegiate but I live out of the area? Am I still eligible?
Yes, you are eligible. However, there is an expectation that you would be able to travel easily to and between our partner schools. Schools start early in the day and finish late, so you would need to arrange child care, journey times and transport links in good time