Financing

School Direct (salaried places) - Apply through Bourton Meadow Academy (Campus Code: 16F)
 
School Direct (salaried) - Leading to QTS     Course Code: 2LFJ
 
If you are offered a School Direct (salaried) place leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), you will be employed by a school and paid on point 1 of the unqualified teachers’ pay scale.  As you are employed, you are not eligible for any student funding.
 
School Direct (salaried) - Leading to a PGCE with QTS   Course Code: 27GQ
If you choose to embark on the School Direct (salaried) course leading to a PGCE with QTS, you will be required to pay for this additional qualification, awarded by the university (currently £1800).
 
On both salaried routes, the employing school will cover the cost of an Enhanced DBS check. 
 
School Direct (tuition fee funded) - Apply through Bourton Meadow Academy (Campus Code: 16F)
 
School Direct (tuition fee funded) - Leading to QTS  Course Code: 2QQ4
                                                    - Leading to a PGCE with QTS   Course Code: 27GP
 
Core Places (tuition fee funded) - Apply through Bourton Meadow Initial Teacher Training Centre (Campus Code: 1WR)
 
Core place (tuition fee funded) - Leading to a PGCE with QTS Course Code: 2KS9
 
Tuition fees for all our non-salaried courses are currently £9000 (subject to review).
 
In addition to the fees, you will also be required to cover the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application (Approx. £60), which is a prerequisite for working in schools. 
 
For trainees on either tuition-fee funded route, there is a range of financial support available:
 
  • Tuition Fee Loans to cover the cost of the course (Student Loans Company)
  • Maintenance Grants
  • Maintenance Loans
  • Childcare Grants
  • Parents’ Learning Allowance
  • Disabled Students’ Allowance

For a full list of the grants and loans available, eligibility criteria and an online finance calculator or to apply for one of these grants/loans online, please visit: www.gov.uk

Alternatively, you may choose to pay the tuition fee out of private funds.  Please contact us for details of the payment schedule.


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