Teach London South East
Primary with Mathematics (3F9D)

QTS full time

Accredited body
Tes Institute
Financial support
Bursary or student finance if you’re eligible

QTS (qualified teacher status) allows you to teach in state schools in England.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU, the EEA and Switzerland. You should check with the institution you’d like to teach in for confirmation. The status of QTS in these countries may change after the UK leaves the EU. Please check GOV.UK for updates.

To teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, you may wish to consider a ‘PGCE (or PGDE) with QTS’ qualification instead.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020

About the course

Teach London South East offers a School Direct Teacher Training Programme at Primary level for people who want to train to be an inspirational teacher in a vibrant school environment.

Our Programme is flexible and we offer Full-time and Part-time.

The School Direct Programme is an ITT Programme delivered in school through a blended learning approach of in school training and online learning. TES Institute provide the online course and the lead school and its partner schools provide in-school training and teaching practice supported by a mentor. TES Institute provide a Pathway Tutor who will support the trainee and school throughout the programme. The programme leads to QTS and if selected PGCE.

Our Primary as a Maths Specialist course (which offers a £6000 bursary.) allows you to develop the skills to become an expert in teaching maths to children between the primary ages of 5 and 11. You’ll take a lead in inspiring them to overcome barriers, solve problems, and elevate their enthusiasm for the subject.

Interview process

The Interview process includes:

-Document Check

-Short Teaching Session

-Formal Interview

-Maths and English Test

-Short Presentation

This is carried out at the lead school.

How school placements work

Teach London South East has a number of partnership schools that are unique and alive in today’s educational world. Each primary school has an ITT coordinator and a mentor who will support trainees throughout their placements. Please visit the schools currently in our partnership.

Lead School- The Highway Primary School


Tubbenden Primary

Chelsfield Primary

Darrick Wood Junior School

Pratts Bottom School

Green St Green Primary

Oak Lodge Primary School

Unicorn Primary School


The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
EU students £9,250


-£9250 with QTS and PGCE

-£8625 with QTS only

Financial support

You’ll get a bursary of £6,000 if you have:

  • a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject
  • at least grade B in maths A-level (or an equivalent)

You don’t have to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out about eligibility and how you’ll be paid.

You may also be eligible for a loan while you study.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.



You will need the following qualifications for entry on to the programme.

-A degree – awarded by a UK university or a recognised equivalent qualification (2.2 or above)

-GCSE English, Maths & Science grade C or above

-Maths A'level

Further information available via the Education.gov website.

Personal qualities

Here are some of the qualities, values and attributes we are looking for in our trainees to ensure they have the drive and motivation to become outstanding teachers:

Friendly and approachable

Creative and imaginative

Patient and adaptable

Positive attitude

Reflective and honest

Good organisational skills and excellent time management

Passionate about teaching and learning

About the training provider

Teach London South East offers a School Direct Teacher Training Programme at Primary level for people who want to train to be an inspirational teacher in a vibrant school environment.

With a balanced approach to practical teaching and theory, you will gain the skills to become a reflective and forward thinking practitioner and ultimately an outstanding teacher. We offer a fantastic opportunity to learn alongside truly inspirational teachers in London, in exciting and diverse learning environments. From the start of the year, the programme allows you to quickly become immersed in school life and be part of the Teach London South East Community. We aim to offer a superb pathway into career development with on-going support.

Our partnership includes several schools in the London Borough of Bromley, with The Highway Primary School as the lead school. You will train in a main school and then have an additional, contrasting placement to give you a rounded programme. We have a focussed programme of training sessions which are led by experts from across our partnership schools. Each Trainee is supported by an in school mentor as well as a TES pathway tutor; these highly experienced teachers will guide and focus you throughout the programme and beyond.

Please visit our website- www.teachlondonsoutheast.co.uk

About the accredited body

Please find out more information about TES Institute by visiting their website


Training with disabilities and other needs

Tes Institute is committed to promoting access for people with disabilities and additional needs. Tes Institute supports and enables students with physical disabilities, sensory impairments, specific learning difficulties, special psychological needs and medical conditions that can have an impact on day-to-day activities, to participate in and successfully complete Tes Institute programmes, as far as is reasonably practicable and within any constraints laid down by relevant professional bodies.

To this end, Tes Institute will:

-Encourage applications from people with disabilities

-Seek to provide information in suitable formats to accommodate individual needs

-Judge applicants who disclose disabilities or specific needs solely on the basis of their academic potential

-Invite applicants with a disability or specific need to contact Tes Institute to discuss how their requirements can be accommodated

-Provide additional support or resources at the application stage to enable the applicant to complete the application process including attending interview where applicable

-Offer additional provision to ensure there is no disadvantage compared with other applicants

-Work towards the earliest possible assessment of needs and offer of reasonable accommodations where required

-Make reasonable accommodations in assessment where applicable and without impacting the learning outcomes to be assessed

-Provide educational support services as appropriate and applicable for eligible students

-Take steps to encourage students with progressive conditions, or who become disabled during their programme of study, to continue their studies

-Promote an inclusive environment and attitude at Tes Institute and endeavour to provide appropriate training to staff and faculty where required

Contact details

Teach London South East
The Highway Primary, The Highway


Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.

Visit Get into Teaching for guidance on applying for teacher training.

When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:

  • Training provider code: 2GP
  • Training programme code: 3F9D

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.

Location Vacancies Code
Main Site
The Highway, Orpington, Kent BR6 9DJ
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Support and advice

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