Please use DFE APPLY to apply to train to teach
with us in September 2022 at Bransgore ITT
You’ll be able to find our course from 9am on 5 October 2021 and submit your application from 9am on 12 October 2021.
Please note DFE apply replaces applications previously received through UCAS
How to Apply
Qualities of prospective trainees
Bransgore SD seeks candidates who are resourceful, reflective and resilient people.
We look for candidates who are well organised and who can relate well to others.
We value applications from all candidates irrespective of race, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origins, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs.
All candidates must be physically and mentally fit to teach children and not legally debarred from so doing.
We are looking for committed and dedicated people who can demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills and who can work very effectively as part of a team. All applicants need the ability to use their initiative and be resilient when working under pressure. We are looking for trainee teachers who are passionate about making a difference and who think deeply about their practice, actively seeking advice and acting on feedback to be the very best they can be.
Applying for Bransgore School Direct
Applications open for 2022 places on the 12th October. All applications must be made via DFE APPLY teacher training.
For those wishing to make an application; https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-teacher-training
Costs and Finance
Cost of one year PGCE course: £9,250
Financial help, in the form of loans for both tuition fees and living costs, is available from the Student Loans Company.
For further information and how to apply, please visit https://www.gov.uk/student-finance
- Most students won’t have to pay anything up front. There are student loans to help with tuition fees and living costs.
- Repayments are based on future earnings and not what you borrow and you only repay when you have completed your course and are earning more than £25,000. For example, in April 2018 the estimated repayment for someone earning £27,000 is only £15 per month.
- You don’t need to have accepted a place with us to apply for student finance. You can usually apply on-line by May.
Trainees with children or dependent adults, and trainees with a disability may be eligible for extra support. Further information is available at https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/extra-help
Following successful application through DFE APPLY, all applicants are invited to attend an interview via ZOOM where they will be expected to:
Interview with the course lead at Bransgore and a University Tutor (45 mins)
Talk through a 5 minute micro teach which could be taught to other candidates
Talk through a mini lesson that you would teach to a small of 6 children (Focus given in interview pack)
Complete an English task and a Maths task (1 hour in total)
If successful at interview, a place on the programme will be offered.
Please note that there may be adjustments made to the interview process in light of the current situation at the time.